S. Korea Jan. to Sept. Foreign Investments By Industry

Following are details of foreign direct investment by industry type from Ministry of Knowledge Economy.

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                           2011    2010    2009       2011    2010    2009
                          1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q      1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q
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                       -----Millions of USD-----     ---Number of investments---
Total                     7,577   7,265   8,109      1,921   2,350   2,393
 Agri/fisheries/mining        5       2      15          9      17      13
 Manufacturing            3,264   3,657   2,178        446     428     416
  Food                      146      24      50         23      26      16
  Textiles                    9      62      54         14      21      19
  Paper/wood products         2      25       2          3       4       3
  Chemicals                 785     559     120         66      55      46
  Medical                    68     539       0         11       9       3
  Nonferrous metals         146      27     324         16       8      10
  Metals                    249      59     126         30      37      34

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                           2011    2010    2009       2011    2010    2009
                          1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q      1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q
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                       -----Millions of USD-----     ---Number of investments---
  Industrial Machinery      375     153     159         79      56      64
  Electronics             1,294     800   1,219        136     157     150
  Transportation Mach.      165   1,399      89         50      38      55
  Others                     24       9      34         18      17      16
 Service                  3,799   3,536   5,800      1,437   1,877   1,932
  Wholesale/retailing       915     590   2,088        775   1,059   1,192
  Food/lodging               24      23      23        129     249     199
  Transportation             83      46     141         79      87      69
  Communication               1      21       1          4       4       4
  Finance/insurance         894     811   1,162         87      73      69
  Real estate/leasing       859   1,499     650         85      92     119
  Business service          680     522   1,665        221     241     219
  Culture/entertainment     227       4      22         28      30      23
  Others                    116      21      49         29      42      38
 Elec./gas/water/const.     509      70      25         29      28      32
  Elec./gas/water           473      69      18         12       9      10
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                           2011    2010    2009       2011    2010    2009
                          1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q      1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q   1Q-3Q
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                       -----Millions of USD-----     ---Number of investments---
  Construction               35       2       7         17      19      22
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Source: Ministry of Knowledge Economy

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