South Korea’s April Visitor Arrivals by Country

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

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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       7.7%    9.3%    3.0%   18.7%   14.6%   14.7%   11.8%
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Visitor Arrivals        0.5%   10.3%    0.5%    0.0%   -0.9%   -3.2%    3.8%
 Asia                   0.3%    9.4%    1.9%   -1.0%   -1.3%   -4.5%    3.2%
  China+China Korean   50.9%   50.5%   43.7%   17.6%   23.2%   17.4%   30.2%
  India                34.0%   69.7%  -11.7%    2.1%   -4.0%   -2.8%    3.3%
  Indonesia            21.5%   49.2%  -14.8%   10.8%    4.9%    3.1%   12.5%
  Philippines           8.5%   61.5%  -15.3%   -1.8%   -4.9%   -9.3%   -3.2%
  Mongolia              4.4%   -4.0%   21.0%   22.7%   16.0%   20.3%   24.1%
  Malaysia              2.2%    8.8%   28.7%  -19.2%    7.8%   28.8%   11.0%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Singapore             1.3%   26.2%   31.0%   -4.0%    9.8%   13.9%   25.2%
  Middle East Asia     -0.8%    7.6%  -12.6%   10.9%   20.1%    8.7%    8.6%
  Vietnam              -2.5%    7.3%   -8.8%  -16.6%    6.9%  -11.2%    8.7%
  Others              -12.2%   -7.7%   -6.7%    8.7%   23.2%    4.0%    2.6%
  HK,China            -14.5%   48.3%   65.3%  -24.8%   13.0%   22.5%   32.0%
  Thailand            -15.9%   13.4%    6.3%   33.8%   27.2%   36.7%   23.8%
  Taiwan              -18.7%   18.2%    1.6%    5.2%   11.9%    2.6%   10.4%
  Japan               -32.2%  -19.9%  -26.2%  -15.5%  -24.0%  -24.8%  -20.7%
 Americas               0.8%   14.1%   -5.5%    4.4%    1.9%    3.4%    7.8%
  Others               60.1%   64.1%   13.3%   21.1%   11.9%   -0.7%    7.5%
  Guatemala            10.4%  148.6%  -12.5%  -17.5%   40.5%    3.1%   28.2%
  U.S.A.                1.4%   13.1%   -5.9%    5.0%    2.3%    4.2%    9.3%
  Mexico               -2.4%   43.7%    2.6%   19.4%   22.3%    3.6%   37.8%
  Canada               -3.1%   13.6%   -7.6%    0.4%    2.0%    1.3%   -3.1%
  Argentina            -8.3%   -2.8%  -19.0%   24.9%  -18.2%  -29.7%   57.1%
  Brazil              -42.5%   -3.2%   17.9%  -14.8%  -23.1%    6.1%   10.2%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                 7.5%   14.9%   -5.7%    8.7%    2.4%    3.4%    6.4%
  Norway               45.7%   27.2%   11.7%   54.8%   44.2%    4.2%   15.2%
  Italy                29.7%   72.0%    4.3%    7.8%   11.2%    3.5%   15.7%
  Spain                21.7%   28.0%   15.1%   34.2%   19.9%   19.7%   12.7%
  Netherlands          19.5%   25.6%    9.3%   34.0%   12.0%    3.5%   13.0%
  France               10.8%   -2.7%   -5.6%   -2.2%   -6.2%   -1.2%    0.0%
  Others                9.6%   29.8%   -6.2%    3.9%   -3.7%    0.0%    4.1%
  Austria               8.3%   17.5%   -2.4%   36.6%   11.2%    8.2%    0.2%
  Denmark               7.5%    7.4%   -2.9%   -1.6%   13.7%   13.9%  -14.7%
  Russian Fed           6.8%   13.3%   -0.7%   17.4%    6.5%   20.7%    8.5%
  U.K.                  6.7%   19.8%  -13.0%   -1.7%    8.7%   -2.6%   14.0%
  Sweden                3.7%    4.7%   -3.1%   -1.7%   13.9%    3.2%    2.8%
  Switzerland           0.1%    8.5%  -30.8%   44.9%   24.1%    8.5%   -4.8%
  Greece               -1.5%   30.3%  -15.1%   -1.1%    6.7%   -0.1%    0.6%
  Germany              -5.4%   -4.8%   -9.6%    6.3%   -9.1%   -8.0%   -0.5%
  Poland               -6.8%    0.2%  -26.4%  -10.0%  -21.1%  -21.3%   22.9%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania               -5.2%   56.5%  -18.7%   -1.8%   -2.7%   -6.2%    2.7%
  Australia            -3.2%   63.6%  -24.8%   -3.1%   -3.3%   -7.2%    1.6%
  Others               -4.3%   41.1%   16.2%   33.9%    3.0%   25.0%    7.3%
  New Zealand         -13.7%   23.2%    3.8%   -6.3%   -1.5%   -8.8%    7.6%
 Africa                 0.9%    6.0%   -9.2%   12.5%    3.4%    1.4%   -7.2%
  Others               10.6%    6.9%    2.1%   14.7%    1.4%  -10.8%  -20.2%
  South Africa          5.3%   15.7%  -22.5%    1.3%   -3.7%   21.1%   17.5%
  Libya               -16.8%  -27.6%  -20.3%   80.4%  121.4%   87.9%  221.7%
  Egypt               -22.8%   13.0%   -8.5%    9.4%   -7.2%   -5.3%  -19.1%
 Others                -8.4%   -3.4%    0.1%   -7.2%   -2.0%    0.4%    4.1%
  Overseas Korean      -8.4%   -3.4%    0.1%   -7.2%   -2.0%    0.5%    4.1%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures      -1.5%   -6.0%  -16.9%   21.9%    4.7%   -3.2%    9.0%
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Visitor Arrivals       -3.8%   24.0%    8.1%   -9.7%   -0.9%  -17.9%    3.9%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                  -4.2%   20.8%   12.8%  -12.2%    1.3%  -16.8%    0.3%
  Malaysia             35.2%   14.2%   38.8%  -63.6%   30.2%   12.6%   36.0%
  China+China Korean   21.2%   10.7%   27.2%    0.2%   -4.2%  -26.8%   -1.4%
  Indonesia            13.8%   87.1%  -27.7%  -40.7%   82.3%  -23.6%   11.1%
  Others               10.0%   19.8%   -6.1%  -18.8%   18.0%   -0.7%    9.4%
  Singapore             6.3%   55.7%   13.8%  -77.2%   98.1%    5.0%   37.4%
  Philippines           3.6%   53.7%  -14.4%   -0.8%   -3.3%  -19.5%   12.2%
  India                -1.2%   65.2%  -12.0%    8.0%   -8.2%  -26.5%    4.3%
  Vietnam              -4.7%   17.4%   76.8%  -26.6%   -0.8%  -24.7%   17.7%
  Thailand             -6.7%   32.3%   -1.4%  -16.3%   24.5%  -28.8%   66.6%
  Middle East Asia    -11.7%   37.7%    2.3%   -0.2%  -16.4%  -13.5%   10.7%
  Mongolia            -12.1%   -4.1%   -2.2%   26.9%  -11.9%   -2.2%    5.7%
  HK,China            -13.1%   -4.5%   51.4%  -28.0%    6.9%  -14.1%   40.6%
  Taiwan              -16.6%   -7.3%    0.6%   10.6%    3.4%  -18.7%   -2.1%
  Japan               -29.9%   33.0%    5.2%   -9.1%   -8.9%   -7.5%  -12.7%
 Americas               2.4%   39.6%   -6.9%   -0.6%   -8.8%  -25.0%   22.5%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Argentina            32.4%   61.7%  -31.0%   33.3%  -48.1%  -40.0%   67.2%
  Others               19.2%   78.9%   -6.1%   22.6%  -44.8%  -28.2%  -14.9%
  U.S.A.                3.2%   40.2%   -8.1%   -1.1%   -6.8%  -25.2%   23.2%
  Canada               -2.2%   34.6%   -2.2%   -0.3%   -7.7%  -22.7%   24.0%
  Mexico              -14.0%   54.8%   -9.7%   13.0%  -25.7%  -30.5%   35.4%
  Brazil              -17.5%    4.8%   17.3%  -10.1%  -29.1%  -21.8%   44.3%
  Guatemala           -19.6%   87.8%   48.5%  -36.5%  -22.4%  -26.4%    4.6%
 Europe                 0.7%   34.1%  -13.3%   15.7%  -18.8%  -18.3%   23.3%
  Switzerland          23.0%   52.0%  -22.2%   10.2%  -29.1%  -23.5%   31.3%
  France               20.4%   24.2%   -6.5%    5.6%  -14.5%  -21.9%   14.3%
  Russian Fed          12.4%   16.9%  -19.0%   15.5%  -14.3%   -0.3%   17.6%
  Sweden                5.7%   51.8%   -9.9%    4.1%  -27.1%  -16.1%   29.7%
  Netherlands           3.6%   23.6%  -11.7%   26.9%  -21.7%  -20.1%   17.2%
  Poland                3.1%   29.1%  -20.6%   22.2%  -31.0%  -16.2%   18.0%
  Austria               2.9%   23.8%  -16.8%   41.3%  -35.0%  -16.9%   20.0%
  Denmark               0.8%   24.2%    0.5%   24.3%  -36.4%  -15.3%    9.8%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Norway               -0.6%   51.3%  -33.4%   75.3%  -30.3%  -20.9%   37.1%
  Others               -2.7%   33.4%  -10.8%    4.1%   -8.0%  -19.8%   12.2%
  Greece               -5.6%   27.3%  -19.0%   -5.2%   10.7%  -14.6%   27.6%
  Germany              -6.4%   32.8%   -6.5%   23.8%  -30.0%  -21.0%   21.6%
  U.K.                 -7.6%   51.5%  -16.5%   23.7%  -15.5%  -31.0%   49.0%
  Spain               -10.9%   39.4%   -3.9%    4.8%  -27.2%  -15.6%   16.2%
  Italy               -25.8%  100.4%    7.4%    6.2%  -37.4%  -28.8%   40.8%
 Oceania              -29.9%  116.8%  -28.2%  -13.2%   25.9%  -37.9%   13.3%
  New Zealand          -2.4%   27.9%  -24.5%  -16.8%   46.7%  -28.9%    0.7%
  Others               -7.7%   51.5%  -48.7%   44.5%    1.6%  -21.9%    5.8%
  Australia           -34.8%  145.8%  -27.1%  -15.5%   22.9%  -40.4%   16.5%
 Africa                -1.3%   16.3%   -3.7%   23.2%  -31.2%  -10.3%    0.5%
  Others                8.2%   17.8%    9.5%   10.7%  -34.9%  -13.3%   -5.4%
  Libya                 0.4%   39.7%  -26.1%   14.7%  -41.7%   25.7%   -5.4%
  Egypt               -12.1%   14.8%   -7.6%    8.7%  -25.3%   11.6%   15.2%
  South Africa        -14.1%    9.2%  -14.3%   62.9%  -21.3%  -26.1%    9.7%
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                -3.2%   24.5%    0.4%  -17.6%    0.1%  -13.8%   11.7%
  Overseas Korean      -3.3%   24.5%    0.4%  -17.6%    0.1%  -13.8%   11.7%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     10,974  11,139  11,848  14,259  11,700  11,176  11,547
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Visitor Arrivals       9,722  10,108   8,150   7,537   8,350   8,422  10,257
 Asia                  7,797   8,141   6,742   5,974   6,802   6,717   8,074
  China+China Korean   3,351   2,765   2,497   1,964   1,960   2,045   2,794
  Japan                2,025   2,889   2,172   2,065   2,272   2,495   2,697
  Thailand               411     441     333     338     404     324     455
  Taiwan                 351     421     454     452     409     395     486
  Philippines            350     338     220     257     259     268     333
  HK,China               304     350     367     242     336     314     366
  Malaysia               205     151     132      95     262     201     179
  Indonesia              164     144      77     107     180      99     129
  Others                 149     136     113     121     149     126     127
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Singapore              131     124      79      70     306     155     147
  Middle East Asia       105     119      87      85      85     101     117
  Vietnam                102     107      91      52      70      71      94
  India                   99     100      60      69      64      69      94
  Mongolia                49      56      58      59      47      53      54
 Americas                817     798     572     614     617     677     903
  U.S.A.                 653     632     451     491     496     532     712
  Canada                 119     122      90      92      93     100     130
  Others                  23      20      11      12      10      17      24
  Brazil                   9      11      11       9      10      14      18
  Mexico                   9      10       7       7       6       9      13
  Argentina                3       2       1       2       2       3       5
  Guatemala                1       1       0       0       1       1       1
 Europe                  675     670     500     576     498     614     751
  Russian Fed            161     143     122     151     131     152     153
  U.K.                   109     118      78      94      76      90     130
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 104     107      80      90      86      94     117
  Germany                 86      92      69      74      60      86     108
  France                  70      58      47      50      47      55      71
  Italy                   28      38      19      17      16      26      37
  Netherlands             25      24      20      22      18      23      28
  Norway                  16      16      11      16       9      13      17
  Sweden                  16      15      10      11      10      14      17
  Spain                   13      15      11      11      11      15      17
  Switzerland             12      10       6       8       8      11      14
  Poland                  11      10       8      10       8      12      14
  Austria                  9       9       7       8       6       9      11
  Denmark                  8       8       6       6       5       8       9
  Greece                   7       8       6       7       8       7       8
 Oceania                 133     190      88     122     141     112     180
  Australia              105     160      65      90     106      86     145
  New Zealand             22      23      18      24      28      19      27
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                       April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   6       7       5       9       6       6       8
 Africa                   33      33      29      30      24      35      39
  Others                  18      17      14      13      12      18      21
  South Africa             8       9       8       9       6       7      10
  Egypt                    4       5       4       5       4       6       5
  Libya                    3       3       2       2       2       4       3
 Others                  266     275     221     220     267     267     310
  Overseas Korean        266     275     221     220     267     267     310
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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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