South Korea’s March Visitor Arrivals by Country

Following is a table of South Korea’s visitor arrivals by country for March from Korea Tourism Organization.

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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       9.3%    3.0%   18.7%   14.6%   14.7%   11.8%    4.6%
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Visitor Arrivals       10.3%    0.5%    0.0%   -0.9%   -3.2%    3.8%    8.8%
 Asia                   9.4%    1.9%   -1.0%   -1.3%   -4.5%    3.2%    9.4%
  India                69.7%  -11.7%    2.1%   -4.0%   -2.8%    3.3%    5.4%
  Philippines          61.5%  -15.3%   -1.8%   -4.9%   -9.3%   -3.2%    1.3%
  China+China Korean   50.5%   43.7%   17.6%   23.2%   17.4%   30.2%   22.4%
  Indonesia            49.2%  -14.8%   10.8%    4.9%    3.1%   12.5%    0.2%
  HK,China             48.3%   65.3%  -24.8%   13.0%   22.5%   32.0%   38.5%
  Singapore            26.2%   31.0%   -4.0%    9.8%   13.9%   25.2%   15.3%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Taiwan               18.2%    1.6%    5.2%   11.9%    2.6%   10.4%   33.4%
  Thailand             13.4%    6.3%   33.8%   27.2%   36.7%   23.8%   33.8%
  Malaysia              8.8%   28.7%  -19.2%    7.8%   28.8%   11.0%    5.0%
  Middle East Asia      7.6%  -12.6%   10.9%   20.1%    8.7%    8.6%    6.5%
  Vietnam               7.3%   -8.8%  -16.6%    6.9%  -11.2%    8.7%   -3.8%
  Mongolia             -4.0%   21.0%   22.7%   16.0%   20.3%   24.1%    7.6%
  Others               -7.7%   -6.7%    8.7%   23.2%    4.0%    2.6%   -6.4%
  Japan               -19.9%  -26.2%  -15.5%  -24.0%  -24.8%  -20.7%   -3.8%
 Americas              14.1%   -5.5%    4.4%    1.9%    3.4%    7.8%    5.3%
  Guatemala           148.6%  -12.5%  -17.5%   40.5%    3.1%   28.2%   13.0%
  Others               64.1%   13.3%   21.1%   11.9%   -0.7%    7.5%   70.4%
  Mexico               43.7%    2.6%   19.4%   22.3%    3.6%   37.8%   22.6%
  Canada               13.6%   -7.6%    0.4%    2.0%    1.3%   -3.1%    5.1%
  U.S.A.               13.1%   -5.9%    5.0%    2.3%    4.2%    9.3%    3.1%
  Argentina            -2.8%  -19.0%   24.9%  -18.2%  -29.7%   57.1%   49.5%
  Brazil               -3.2%   17.9%  -14.8%  -23.1%    6.1%   10.2%    4.2%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                14.9%   -5.7%    8.7%    2.4%    3.4%    6.4%   10.9%
  Italy                72.0%    4.3%    7.8%   11.2%    3.5%   15.7%   10.3%
  Greece               30.3%  -15.1%   -1.1%    6.7%   -0.1%    0.6%  -25.8%
  Others               29.8%   -6.2%    3.9%   -3.7%    0.0%    4.1%    7.7%
  Spain                28.0%   15.1%   34.2%   19.9%   19.7%   12.7%   35.0%
  Norway               27.2%   11.7%   54.8%   44.2%    4.2%   15.2%    4.2%
  Netherlands          25.6%    9.3%   34.0%   12.0%    3.5%   13.0%   27.6%
  U.K.                 19.8%  -13.0%   -1.7%    8.7%   -2.6%   14.0%    8.4%
  Austria              17.5%   -2.4%   36.6%   11.2%    8.2%    0.2%    9.4%
  Russian Fed          13.3%   -0.7%   17.4%    6.5%   20.7%    8.5%   17.2%
  Switzerland           8.5%  -30.8%   44.9%   24.1%    8.5%   -4.8%   14.7%
  Denmark               7.4%   -2.9%   -1.6%   13.7%   13.9%  -14.7%   29.1%
  Sweden                4.7%   -3.1%   -1.7%   13.9%    3.2%    2.8%   -1.0%
  Poland                0.2%  -26.4%  -10.0%  -21.1%  -21.3%   22.9%    6.6%
  France               -2.7%   -5.6%   -2.2%   -6.2%   -1.2%    0.0%   16.5%
  Germany              -4.8%   -9.6%    6.3%   -9.1%   -8.0%   -0.5%    4.2%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania               56.5%  -18.7%   -1.8%   -2.7%   -6.2%    2.7%    6.9%
  Australia            63.6%  -24.8%   -3.1%   -3.3%   -7.2%    1.6%    4.7%
  Others               41.1%   16.2%   33.9%    3.0%   25.0%    7.3%   31.8%
  New Zealand          23.2%    3.8%   -6.3%   -1.5%   -8.8%    7.6%   11.9%
 Africa                 6.0%   -9.2%   12.5%    3.4%    1.4%   -7.2%   25.6%
  South Africa         15.7%  -22.5%    1.3%   -3.7%   21.1%   17.5%   10.5%
  Egypt                13.0%   -8.5%    9.4%   -7.2%   -5.3%  -19.1%  -21.4%
  Others                6.9%    2.1%   14.7%    1.4%  -10.8%  -20.2%   32.9%
  Libya               -27.6%  -20.3%   80.4%  121.4%   87.9%  221.7%  943.3%
 Others                -3.4%    0.1%   -7.2%   -2.0%    0.4%    4.1%   -1.4%
  Overseas Korean      -3.4%    0.1%   -7.2%   -2.0%    0.5%    4.1%   -1.4%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures      -6.0%  -16.9%   21.9%    4.7%   -3.2%    9.0%  -20.6%
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Visitor Arrivals       24.0%    8.1%   -9.7%   -0.9%  -17.9%    3.9%  -10.5%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                  20.8%   12.8%  -12.2%    1.3%  -16.8%    0.3%  -12.7%
  Indonesia            87.1%  -27.7%  -40.7%   82.3%  -23.6%   11.1%  -32.7%
  India                65.2%  -12.0%    8.0%   -8.2%  -26.5%    4.3%   10.8%
  Singapore            55.7%   13.8%  -77.2%   98.1%    5.0%   37.4%   32.1%
  Philippines          53.7%  -14.4%   -0.8%   -3.3%  -19.5%   12.2%   14.9%
  Middle East Asia     37.7%    2.3%   -0.2%  -16.4%  -13.5%   10.7%    7.2%
  Japan                33.0%    5.2%   -9.1%   -8.9%   -7.5%  -12.7%  -11.0%
  Thailand             32.3%   -1.4%  -16.3%   24.5%  -28.8%   66.6%   31.9%
  Others               19.8%   -6.1%  -18.8%   18.0%   -0.7%    9.4%   -7.2%
  Vietnam              17.4%   76.8%  -26.6%   -0.8%  -24.7%   17.7%  -12.9%
  Malaysia             14.2%   38.8%  -63.6%   30.2%   12.6%   36.0%   36.9%
  China+China Korean   10.7%   27.2%    0.2%   -4.2%  -26.8%   -1.4%  -21.1%
  Mongolia             -4.1%   -2.2%   26.9%  -11.9%   -2.2%    5.7%   -7.2%
  HK,China             -4.5%   51.4%  -28.0%    6.9%  -14.1%   40.6%  -23.1%
  Taiwan               -7.3%    0.6%   10.6%    3.4%  -18.7%   -2.1%   -9.3%
 Americas              39.6%   -6.9%   -0.6%   -8.8%  -25.0%   22.5%   -0.4%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Guatemala            87.8%   48.5%  -36.5%  -22.4%  -26.4%    4.6%   29.9%
  Others               78.9%   -6.1%   22.6%  -44.8%  -28.2%  -14.9%   31.2%
  Argentina            61.7%  -31.0%   33.3%  -48.1%  -40.0%   67.2%   35.2%
  Mexico               54.8%   -9.7%   13.0%  -25.7%  -30.5%   35.4%    6.2%
  U.S.A.               40.2%   -8.1%   -1.1%   -6.8%  -25.2%   23.2%   -0.5%
  Canada               34.6%   -2.2%   -0.3%   -7.7%  -22.7%   24.0%   -7.8%
  Brazil                4.8%   17.3%  -10.1%  -29.1%  -21.8%   44.3%    4.4%
 Europe                34.1%  -13.3%   15.7%  -18.8%  -18.3%   23.3%    0.1%
  Italy               100.4%    7.4%    6.2%  -37.4%  -28.8%   40.8%    4.6%
  Switzerland          52.0%  -22.2%   10.2%  -29.1%  -23.5%   31.3%   12.7%
  Sweden               51.8%   -9.9%    4.1%  -27.1%  -16.1%   29.7%   10.8%
  U.K.                 51.5%  -16.5%   23.7%  -15.5%  -31.0%   49.0%   -4.3%
  Norway               51.3%  -33.4%   75.3%  -30.3%  -20.9%   37.1%    9.9%
  Spain                39.4%   -3.9%    4.8%  -27.2%  -15.6%   16.2%  -13.9%
  Others               33.4%  -10.8%    4.1%   -8.0%  -19.8%   12.2%    8.3%
  Germany              32.8%   -6.5%   23.8%  -30.0%  -21.0%   21.6%    5.2%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Poland               29.1%  -20.6%   22.2%  -31.0%  -16.2%   18.0%    1.6%
  Greece               27.3%  -19.0%   -5.2%   10.7%  -14.6%   27.6%    4.2%
  Denmark              24.2%    0.5%   24.3%  -36.4%  -15.3%    9.8%   30.3%
  France               24.2%   -6.5%    5.6%  -14.5%  -21.9%   14.3%  -14.2%
  Austria              23.8%  -16.8%   41.3%  -35.0%  -16.9%   20.0%    5.4%
  Netherlands          23.6%  -11.7%   26.9%  -21.7%  -20.1%   17.2%    8.0%
  Russian Fed          16.9%  -19.0%   15.5%  -14.3%   -0.3%   17.6%   -3.3%
 Oceania              116.8%  -28.2%  -13.2%   25.9%  -37.9%   13.3%   -1.2%
  Australia           145.8%  -27.1%  -15.5%   22.9%  -40.4%   16.5%   -1.2%
  Others               51.5%  -48.7%   44.5%    1.6%  -21.9%    5.8%   -0.8%
  New Zealand          27.9%  -24.5%  -16.8%   46.7%  -28.9%    0.7%   -1.3%
 Africa                16.3%   -3.7%   23.2%  -31.2%  -10.3%    0.5%    5.0%
  Libya                39.7%  -26.1%   14.7%  -41.7%   25.7%   -5.4%   59.7%
  Others               17.8%    9.5%   10.7%  -34.9%  -13.3%   -5.4%   28.2%
  Egypt                14.8%   -7.6%    8.7%  -25.3%   11.6%   15.2%   20.4%
  South Africa          9.2%  -14.3%   62.9%  -21.3%  -26.1%    9.7%  -35.5%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                24.5%    0.4%  -17.6%    0.1%  -13.8%   11.7%    1.8%
  Overseas Korean      24.5%    0.4%  -17.6%    0.1%  -13.8%   11.7%    1.8%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     11,139  11,848  14,259  11,700  11,176  11,547  10,597
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Visitor Arrivals      10,108   8,150   7,537   8,350   8,422  10,257   9,870
 Asia                  8,141   6,742   5,974   6,802   6,717   8,074   8,048
  Japan                2,889   2,172   2,065   2,272   2,495   2,697   3,089
  China+China Korean   2,765   2,497   1,964   1,960   2,045   2,794   2,834
  Thailand               441     333     338     404     324     455     273
  Taiwan                 421     454     452     409     395     486     496
  HK,China               350     367     242     336     314     366     260
  Philippines            338     220     257     259     268     333     297
  Malaysia               151     132      95     262     201     179     132
  Indonesia              144      77     107     180      99     129     116
  Others                 136     113     121     149     126     127     116
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Singapore              124      79      70     306     155     147     107
  Middle East Asia       119      87      85      85     101     117     106
  Vietnam                107      91      52      70      71      94      80
  India                  100      60      69      64      69      94      90
  Mongolia                56      58      59      47      53      54      51
 Americas                798     572     614     617     677     903     737
  U.S.A.                 632     451     491     496     532     712     578
  Canada                 122      90      92      93     100     130     105
  Others                  20      11      12      10      17      24      28
  Brazil                  11      11       9      10      14      18      13
  Mexico                  10       7       7       6       9      13       9
  Argentina                2       1       2       2       3       5       3
  Guatemala                1       0       0       1       1       1       1
 Europe                  670     500     576     498     614     751     609
  Russian Fed            143     122     151     131     152     153     130
  U.K.                   118      78      94      76      90     130      87
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 107      80      90      86      94     117     104
  Germany                 92      69      74      60      86     108      89
  France                  58      47      50      47      55      71      62
  Italy                   38      19      17      16      26      37      26
  Netherlands             24      20      22      18      23      28      24
  Norway                  16      11      16       9      13      17      12
  Spain                   15      11      11      11      15      17      15
  Sweden                  15      10      11      10      14      17      13
  Poland                  10       8      10       8      12      14      12
  Switzerland             10       6       8       8      11      14      11
  Austria                  9       7       8       6       9      11       9
  Denmark                  8       6       6       5       8       9       9
  Greece                   8       6       7       8       7       8       6
 Oceania                 190      88     122     141     112     180     159
  Australia              160      65      90     106      86     145     124
  New Zealand             23      18      24      28      19      27      27
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   7       5       9       6       6       8       7
 Africa                   33      29      30      24      35      39      39
  Others                  17      14      13      12      18      21      22
  South Africa             9       8       9       6       7      10       9
  Egypt                    5       4       5       4       6       5       5
  Libya                    3       2       2       2       4       3       3
 Others                  275     221     220     267     267     310     277
  Overseas Korean        275     221     220     267     267     310     277
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Note: Yearly % changes and monthly % changes are calculated by Bloomberg.

* Others include overseas Korean and stateless.

Source: Korea Tourism Organization

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