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Australia in the Republic of Korea

Capital: Seoul
Land area: 97,350 sq km
Official language: Korean
Population (2017): 51.5 million
Currency: Won

Head of State: President HE Mr Moon Jae-in
Prime Minister: HE Mr Lee Nak-yon

In 2017 Korea was Australia's 3rd largest merchandise export destination and Australia was Korea's 6th largest.

Photo of Seoul city in Korea.
Seoul.

Major Australian exports, 2017 $m

  • Coal – 6,883
  • Iron ores & concentrates – 3,858
  • Beef – fresh, chilled, frozen – 1,099
  • Sugars, molasses & honey – 965

Major Australian imports, 2017 $m

  • Ships, boats & floating structures – 18,074
  • Refined petroleum – 5,631
  • Passenger motor vehicles – 2,902
  • Electrical machinery & parts – 233

Major Australian services exports, 2017 $m

  • Education-related travel – 966
  • Personal travel excluding education – 922

Major Australian services imports, 2017 $m

  • Transport – 410
  • Personal travel excluding education – 192
Photo of Busan city in Korea.
Busan.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Updated: 10 October 2018
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