South Korea’s August Visitor Arrivals by Country

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

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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       5.4%    8.6%   10.1%    8.1%    7.7%    9.3%    3.0%
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Visitor Arrivals       23.2%   19.4%   11.9%   -2.5%    0.5%   10.3%    0.5%
 Asia                  26.8%   23.3%   13.1%   -3.4%    0.3%    9.4%    1.9%
  China+China Korean   78.9%   76.4%   70.2%   32.4%   50.9%   50.5%   43.7%
  India                75.3%   81.2%   51.9%   14.6%   34.0%   69.7%  -11.7%
  Philippines          61.3%   74.3%   47.0%   12.1%    8.5%   61.5%  -15.3%
  Malaysia             42.8%   23.6%   17.0%    0.3%    2.2%    8.8%   28.7%
  Indonesia            32.2%   75.7%   34.1%    6.9%   21.5%   49.2%  -14.8%
  Others               32.0%   38.5%   14.8%   -1.2%  -12.2%   -7.7%   -6.7%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Singapore            29.3%   15.6%   13.8%  -10.7%    1.3%   26.2%   31.0%
  Vietnam              22.6%   31.1%    4.4%   -5.1%   -2.5%    7.3%   -8.8%
  Middle East Asia     21.8%   -4.3%   19.1%   -2.8%   -0.8%    7.6%  -12.6%
  Mongolia              9.2%   11.2%   13.1%   -4.5%    4.4%   -4.0%   21.0%
  HK,China              8.8%    5.9%   19.4%   -2.7%  -14.5%   48.3%   65.3%
  Taiwan               -6.1%  -14.9%    6.4%   -1.0%  -18.7%   18.2%    1.6%
  Thailand            -12.9%    3.7%  -17.6%   -8.0%  -15.9%   13.4%    6.3%
  Japan               -22.0%  -30.5%  -33.5%  -29.6%  -32.2%  -19.9%  -26.2%
 Americas               6.5%    5.6%    9.3%    1.5%    0.8%   14.1%   -5.5%
  Others               87.4%  148.3%   60.5%    6.0%   60.1%   64.1%   13.3%
  Brazil               28.1%    9.2%    0.3%    5.1%  -42.5%   -3.2%   17.9%
  Guatemala            26.9%   91.4%   -7.3%   24.5%   10.4%  148.6%  -12.5%
  Mexico               14.2%   13.3%   34.8%   13.2%   -2.4%   43.7%    2.6%
  Argentina            10.9%    8.6%   13.4%   29.6%   -8.3%   -2.8%  -19.0%
  Canada               10.4%    2.6%   19.0%    4.5%   -3.1%   13.6%   -7.6%
  U.S.A.                2.1%    2.4%    6.3%    0.4%    1.4%   13.1%   -5.9%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                13.8%    7.4%   11.7%    5.7%    7.5%   14.9%   -5.7%
  Italy                53.1%   68.4%   28.6%   -0.8%   29.7%   72.0%    4.3%
  Norway               33.4%   44.2%   34.7%   24.3%   45.7%   27.2%   11.7%
  Denmark              21.8%   30.5%   13.8%  -14.8%    7.5%    7.4%   -2.9%
  U.K.                 21.4%   14.7%   30.4%   25.2%    6.7%   19.8%  -13.0%
  Greece               20.7%    6.2%    1.3%  -10.2%   -1.5%   30.3%  -15.1%
  Sweden               19.3%   34.6%   40.0%    7.3%    3.7%    4.7%   -3.1%
  Others               18.7%    6.5%    8.7%   -0.5%    9.6%   29.8%   -6.2%
  Netherlands          13.0%   -0.4%   18.5%    8.4%   19.5%   25.6%    9.3%
  France                9.5%   10.1%    9.0%    9.2%   10.8%   -2.7%   -5.6%
  Switzerland           9.3%   -7.2%    4.4%   11.2%    0.1%    8.5%  -30.8%
  Russian Fed           8.9%    0.5%    2.0%    7.9%    6.8%   13.3%   -0.7%
  Poland                7.6%   -6.5%   22.9%  -10.6%   -6.8%    0.2%  -26.4%
  Spain                 1.1%   -5.5%    8.3%   11.2%   21.7%   28.0%   15.1%
  Germany               1.1%   -6.0%    2.5%   -6.3%   -5.4%   -4.8%   -9.6%
  Austria               0.8%  -12.8%    7.6%   -8.5%    8.3%   17.5%   -2.4%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania              -26.4%   -9.5%    1.8%   -1.9%   -5.2%   56.5%  -18.7%
  New Zealand          -9.1%  -13.2%   -5.1%    4.7%  -13.7%   23.2%    3.8%
  Others              -25.4%  -26.7%  -18.5%   -7.9%   -4.3%   41.1%   16.2%
  Australia           -30.2%   -7.3%    4.9%   -3.0%   -3.2%   63.6%  -24.8%
 Africa                26.8%  -11.2%    0.0%    0.1%    0.9%    6.0%   -9.2%
  Others               39.6%  -13.2%  -12.7%  -15.4%   10.6%    6.9%    2.1%
  Egypt                36.2%  -12.3%   24.9%   13.3%  -22.8%   13.0%   -8.5%
  South Africa         11.3%   15.9%   27.8%   16.2%    5.3%   15.7%  -22.5%
  Libya                 5.1%  -57.5%   -0.6%   72.7%  -16.8%  -27.6%  -20.3%
 Others                -3.5%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%   -8.4%   -3.4%    0.1%
  Overseas Korean      -3.4%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%   -8.4%   -3.4%    0.1%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures      -0.7%   16.0%    3.0%    8.0%   -1.5%   -6.0%  -16.9%
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Visitor Arrivals       12.8%   13.8%   15.2%   -5.4%   -3.8%   24.0%    8.1%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                  14.9%   18.3%   18.0%   -6.6%   -4.2%   20.8%   12.8%
  Malaysia             45.8%  -27.8%  -20.0%  -20.3%   35.2%   14.2%   38.8%
  Indonesia            35.4%  -10.3%   26.6%   -9.5%   13.8%   87.1%  -27.7%
  Japan                30.0%    3.5%   -9.8%   10.1%  -29.9%   33.0%    5.2%
  Middle East Asia     24.8%  -27.5%   25.7%    0.5%  -11.7%   37.7%    2.3%
  Mongolia             20.3%  -12.0%   12.8%    3.3%  -12.1%   -4.1%   -2.2%
  China+China Korean   12.7%   42.8%   43.2%  -16.8%   21.2%   10.7%   27.2%
  Singapore            10.3%  -48.2%   48.2%   -5.8%    6.3%   55.7%   13.8%
  HK,China             10.1%   -4.2%   47.8%  -22.4%  -13.1%   -4.5%   51.4%
  Taiwan                7.7%  -11.3%   30.1%   17.8%  -16.6%   -7.3%    0.6%
  India                 4.1%    4.8%   31.0%    1.4%   -1.2%   65.2%  -12.0%
  Philippines          -1.2%    4.6%   10.2%    4.5%    3.6%   53.7%  -14.4%
  Others               -5.3%    1.2%    2.9%   11.9%   10.0%   19.8%   -6.1%
  Vietnam             -10.0%   17.7%   16.6%  -10.8%   -4.7%   17.4%   76.8%
  Thailand            -14.8%    6.7%  -33.0%  -27.9%   -6.7%   32.3%   -1.4%
 Americas              -2.8%   -7.7%    6.5%    1.0%    2.4%   39.6%   -6.9%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Brazil               20.0%  -22.5%    0.9%   79.2%  -17.5%    4.8%   17.3%
  Canada               10.4%   -0.1%   -6.8%    2.4%   -2.2%   34.6%   -2.2%
  Others                9.6%   18.6%   57.1%  -15.4%   19.2%   78.9%   -6.1%
  Argentina             0.8%  -14.5%  -31.6%   35.7%   32.4%   61.7%  -31.0%
  Mexico               -4.8%   -7.8%   21.7%    6.1%  -14.0%   54.8%   -9.7%
  U.S.A.               -6.3%   -9.8%    7.6%    0.0%    3.2%   40.2%   -8.1%
  Guatemala           -23.4%   46.1%   24.6%  -17.6%  -19.6%   87.8%   48.5%
 Europe                 5.4%   -1.1%    2.4%   -3.8%    0.7%   34.1%  -13.3%
  Poland               24.3%  -26.5%   23.0%    6.7%    3.1%   29.1%  -20.6%
  Spain                15.8%    9.6%   -6.9%   11.3%  -10.9%   39.4%   -3.9%
  U.K.                 15.6%   -8.5%    5.5%   -9.5%   -7.6%   51.5%  -16.5%
  France               11.1%   12.0%   -2.8%   -6.3%   20.4%   24.2%   -6.5%
  Others               11.1%   -3.4%    7.4%   -4.5%   -2.7%   33.4%  -10.8%
  Austria               4.5%   -0.2%    8.1%  -12.4%    2.9%   23.8%  -16.8%
  Germany               4.0%   -1.2%   -2.0%   -1.4%   -6.4%   32.8%   -6.5%
  Russian Fed           0.6%   -3.6%   -4.6%   -1.6%   12.4%   16.9%  -19.0%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Norway                0.3%   -2.6%    6.5%  -12.0%   -0.6%   51.3%  -33.4%
  Netherlands           0.0%   -0.4%    6.0%   -5.8%    3.6%   23.6%  -11.7%
  Switzerland          -7.1%   14.0%  -22.0%    3.0%   23.0%   52.0%  -22.2%
  Italy                -8.6%   21.5%   20.4%    2.8%  -25.8%  100.4%    7.4%
  Greece               -8.6%    6.3%   24.4%  -13.9%   -5.6%   27.3%  -19.0%
  Sweden               -9.5%  -18.3%   23.9%   -1.6%    5.7%   51.8%   -9.9%
  Denmark             -16.8%   10.3%    9.3%    0.9%    0.8%   24.2%    0.5%
 Oceania               -8.8%   -8.0%    5.9%   -0.1%  -29.9%  116.8%  -28.2%
  Others                3.4%   -1.5%  -27.8%   17.4%   -7.7%   51.5%  -48.7%
  New Zealand           3.3%   -3.2%   -4.2%   16.6%   -2.4%   27.9%  -24.5%
  Australia           -12.4%   -9.5%   11.1%   -4.8%  -34.8%  145.8%  -27.1%
 Africa                41.0%  -21.2%   23.6%    4.2%   -1.3%   16.3%   -3.7%
  South Africa         90.0%  -21.4%   31.8%    5.0%  -14.1%    9.2%  -14.3%
  Libya                57.3%  -57.7%   -9.4%   32.6%    0.4%   39.7%  -26.1%
  Others               24.2%  -15.9%   33.8%   -5.5%    8.2%   17.8%    9.5%
  Egypt                18.7%  -22.8%    0.2%   26.6%  -12.1%   14.8%   -7.6%
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                 3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%   -3.2%   24.5%    0.4%
  Overseas Korean       3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%   -3.3%   24.5%    0.4%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     14,072  14,174  12,215  11,854  10,974  11,139  11,848
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Visitor Arrivals      13,589  12,052  10,591   9,194   9,722  10,108   8,150
 Asia                 11,680  10,167   8,592   7,279   7,797   8,141   6,742
  China+China Korean   6,423   5,698   3,990   2,787   3,351   2,765   2,497
  Japan                2,706   2,082   2,012   2,229   2,025   2,889   2,172
  Taiwan                 514     477     538     414     351     421     454
  Philippines            417     422     403     366     350     338     220
  HK,China               368     334     349     236     304     350     367
  Indonesia              229     169     188     149     164     144      77
  Thailand               180     212     199     296     411     441     333
  Others                 165     174     172     167     149     136     113
  India                  143     137     131     100      99     100      60
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Malaysia               137      94     130     163     205     151     132
  Middle East Asia       120      96     133     106     105     119      87
  Vietnam                112     125     106      91     102     107      91
  Singapore              105      95     184     124     131     124      79
  Mongolia                60      50      57      51      49      56      58
 Americas                788     811     878     825     817     798     572
  U.S.A.                 594     633     702     653     653     632     451
  Canada                 125     114     114     122     119     122      90
  Others                  40      37      31      20      23      20      11
  Brazil                  15      13      17      16       9      11      11
  Mexico                  10      10      11       9       9      10       7
  Argentina                3       3       3       4       3       2       1
  Guatemala                1       1       1       1       1       1       0
 Europe                  693     657     665     649     675     670     500
  Russian Fed            146     145     151     158     161     143     122
  Others                 114     103     106      99     104     107      80
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  U.K.                   110      96     104      99     109     118      78
  Germany                 86      82      83      85      86      92      69
  France                  79      71      63      65      70      58      47
  Italy                   38      42      35      29      28      38      19
  Netherlands             25      25      25      24      25      24      20
  Spain                   18      15      14      15      13      15      11
  Norway                  15      15      15      14      16      16      11
  Sweden                  14      15      19      15      16      15      10
  Poland                  13      10      14      11      11      10       8
  Switzerland             10      11      10      12      12      10       6
  Austria                  9       8       8       8       9       9       7
  Denmark                  8      10       9       8       8       8       6
  Greece                   8       8       8       6       7       8       6
 Oceania                 118     130     141     133     133     190      88
  Australia               88     100     111     100     105     160      65
  New Zealand             25      24      25      26      22      23      18
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                        Aug.    July    June     May   April   March    Feb.
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   6       5       5       8       6       7       5
 Africa                   47      34      43      34      33      33      29
  Others                  24      20      23      17      18      17      14
  South Africa            16       8      10       8       8       9       8
  Egypt                    5       4       6       6       4       5       4
  Libya                    2       1       3       3       3       3       2
 Others                  263     254     272     273     266     275     221
  Overseas Korean        263     254     272     273     266     275     221
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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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