South Korea’s September Visitor Arrivals by Country

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

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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures      12.8%    5.4%    8.6%   10.1%    8.1%    7.7%    9.3%
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Visitor Arrivals       17.2%   23.2%   19.4%   11.9%   -2.5%    0.5%   10.3%
 Asia                  20.0%   26.8%   23.3%   13.1%   -3.4%    0.3%    9.4%
  China+China Korean   70.6%   78.9%   76.4%   70.2%   32.4%   50.9%   50.5%
  Vietnam              44.4%   22.6%   31.1%    4.4%   -5.1%   -2.5%    7.3%
  Indonesia            44.0%   32.2%   75.7%   34.1%    6.9%   21.5%   49.2%
  India                38.1%   75.3%   81.2%   51.9%   14.6%   34.0%   69.7%
  Malaysia             34.1%   42.8%   23.6%   17.0%    0.3%    2.2%    8.8%
  Singapore            31.7%   29.3%   15.6%   13.8%  -10.7%    1.3%   26.2%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Others               25.8%   32.0%   38.5%   14.8%   -1.2%  -12.2%   -7.7%
  Philippines          21.3%   61.3%   74.3%   47.0%   12.1%    8.5%   61.5%
  Middle East Asia      9.6%   21.8%   -4.3%   19.1%   -2.8%   -0.8%    7.6%
  HK,China              6.6%    8.8%    5.9%   19.4%   -2.7%  -14.5%   48.3%
  Mongolia             -4.1%    9.2%   11.2%   13.1%   -4.5%    4.4%   -4.0%
  Taiwan               -5.5%   -6.1%  -14.9%    6.4%   -1.0%  -18.7%   18.2%
  Japan               -20.1%  -22.0%  -30.5%  -33.5%  -29.6%  -32.2%  -19.9%
  Thailand            -21.6%  -12.9%    3.7%  -17.6%   -8.0%  -15.9%   13.4%
 Americas               8.4%    6.5%    5.6%    9.3%    1.5%    0.8%   14.1%
  Brazil               22.9%   28.1%    9.2%    0.3%    5.1%  -42.5%   -3.2%
  Canada               10.6%   10.4%    2.6%   19.0%    4.5%   -3.1%   13.6%
  U.S.A.                8.3%    2.1%    2.4%    6.3%    0.4%    1.4%   13.1%
  Others                0.1%   87.4%  148.3%   60.5%    6.0%   60.1%   64.1%
  Guatemala            -1.1%   26.9%   91.4%   -7.3%   24.5%   10.4%  148.6%
  Mexico               -2.7%   14.2%   13.3%   34.8%   13.2%   -2.4%   43.7%
  Argentina            -9.0%   10.9%    8.6%   13.4%   29.6%   -8.3%   -2.8%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                 8.1%   13.8%    7.4%   11.7%    5.7%    7.5%   14.9%
  Italy                55.1%   53.1%   68.4%   28.6%   -0.8%   29.7%   72.0%
  Norway               43.5%   33.4%   44.2%   34.7%   24.3%   45.7%   27.2%
  Sweden               27.2%   19.3%   34.6%   40.0%    7.3%    3.7%    4.7%
  U.K.                 23.9%   21.4%   14.7%   30.4%   25.2%    6.7%   19.8%
  Switzerland          12.5%    9.3%   -7.2%    4.4%   11.2%    0.1%    8.5%
  Greece               10.8%   20.7%    6.2%    1.3%  -10.2%   -1.5%   30.3%
  Germany               5.9%    1.1%   -6.0%    2.5%   -6.3%   -5.4%   -4.8%
  France                5.8%    9.5%   10.1%    9.0%    9.2%   10.8%   -2.7%
  Denmark               3.0%   21.8%   30.5%   13.8%  -14.8%    7.5%    7.4%
  Spain                 2.9%    1.1%   -5.5%    8.3%   11.2%   21.7%   28.0%
  Austria              -0.7%    0.8%  -12.8%    7.6%   -8.5%    8.3%   17.5%
  Others               -1.0%   18.7%    6.5%    8.7%   -0.5%    9.6%   29.8%
  Poland               -1.7%    7.6%   -6.5%   22.9%  -10.6%   -6.8%    0.2%
  Russian Fed          -2.5%    8.9%    0.5%    2.0%    7.9%    6.8%   13.3%
  Netherlands          -5.9%   13.0%   -0.4%   18.5%    8.4%   19.5%   25.6%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania               -6.6%  -26.4%   -9.5%    1.8%   -1.9%   -5.2%   56.5%
  New Zealand          -2.8%   -9.1%  -13.2%   -5.1%    4.7%  -13.7%   23.2%
  Australia            -6.2%  -30.2%   -7.3%    4.9%   -3.0%   -3.2%   63.6%
  Others              -28.2%  -25.4%  -26.7%  -18.5%   -7.9%   -4.3%   41.1%
 Africa                -0.6%   26.8%  -11.2%    0.0%    0.1%    0.9%    6.0%
  Egypt                36.9%   36.2%  -12.3%   24.9%   13.3%  -22.8%   13.0%
  Libya                21.4%    5.1%  -57.5%   -0.6%   72.7%  -16.8%  -27.6%
  South Africa          5.0%   11.3%   15.9%   27.8%   16.2%    5.3%   15.7%
  Others              -13.5%   39.6%  -13.2%  -12.7%  -15.4%   10.6%    6.9%
 Others                -5.2%   -3.5%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%   -8.4%   -3.4%
  Overseas Korean      -5.2%   -3.4%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%   -8.4%   -3.4%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures     -15.1%   -0.7%   16.0%    3.0%    8.0%   -1.5%   -6.0%
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Visitor Arrivals      -14.9%   12.8%   13.8%   15.2%   -5.4%   -3.8%   24.0%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                 -17.3%   14.9%   18.3%   18.0%   -6.6%   -4.2%   20.8%
  Singapore            34.6%   10.3%  -48.2%   48.2%   -5.8%    6.3%   55.7%
  Malaysia             28.5%   45.8%  -27.8%  -20.0%  -20.3%   35.2%   14.2%
  Thailand             18.7%  -14.8%    6.7%  -33.0%  -27.9%   -6.7%   32.3%
  Vietnam               2.5%  -10.0%   17.7%   16.6%  -10.8%   -4.7%   17.4%
  Middle East Asia     -3.5%   24.8%  -27.5%   25.7%    0.5%  -11.7%   37.7%
  Japan                -8.7%   30.0%    3.5%   -9.8%   10.1%  -29.9%   33.0%
  Taiwan               -8.8%    7.7%  -11.3%   30.1%   17.8%  -16.6%   -7.3%
  Others              -11.5%   -5.3%    1.2%    2.9%   11.9%   10.0%   19.8%
  India               -12.7%    4.1%    4.8%   31.0%    1.4%   -1.2%   65.2%
  Philippines         -13.6%   -1.2%    4.6%   10.2%    4.5%    3.6%   53.7%
  Mongolia            -18.5%   20.3%  -12.0%   12.8%    3.3%  -12.1%   -4.1%
  HK,China            -24.6%   10.1%   -4.2%   47.8%  -22.4%  -13.1%   -4.5%
  China+China Korean  -24.7%   12.7%   42.8%   43.2%  -16.8%   21.2%   10.7%
  Indonesia           -26.7%   35.4%  -10.3%   26.6%   -9.5%   13.8%   87.1%
 Americas               1.3%   -2.8%   -7.7%    6.5%    1.0%    2.4%   39.6%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Argentina            11.0%    0.8%  -14.5%  -31.6%   35.7%   32.4%   61.7%
  U.S.A.                5.5%   -6.3%   -9.8%    7.6%    0.0%    3.2%   40.2%
  Guatemala             1.2%  -23.4%   46.1%   24.6%  -17.6%  -19.6%   87.8%
  Brazil                0.1%   20.0%  -22.5%    0.9%   79.2%  -17.5%    4.8%
  Canada               -7.6%   10.4%   -0.1%   -6.8%    2.4%   -2.2%   34.6%
  Mexico               -9.5%   -4.8%   -7.8%   21.7%    6.1%  -14.0%   54.8%
  Others              -29.9%    9.6%   18.6%   57.1%  -15.4%   19.2%   78.9%
 Europe                -4.9%    5.4%   -1.1%    2.4%   -3.8%    0.7%   34.1%
  Norway               18.3%    0.3%   -2.6%    6.5%  -12.0%   -0.6%   51.3%
  Sweden               18.1%   -9.5%  -18.3%   23.9%   -1.6%    5.7%   51.8%
  Switzerland          16.0%   -7.1%   14.0%  -22.0%    3.0%   23.0%   52.0%
  Denmark              10.3%  -16.8%   10.3%    9.3%    0.9%    0.8%   24.2%
  Germany              10.2%    4.0%   -1.2%   -2.0%   -1.4%   -6.4%   32.8%
  Italy                 6.0%   -8.6%   21.5%   20.4%    2.8%  -25.8%  100.4%
  Austria               3.8%    4.5%   -0.2%    8.1%  -12.4%    2.9%   23.8%
  U.K.                 -2.4%   15.6%   -8.5%    5.5%   -9.5%   -7.6%   51.5%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Greece               -4.4%   -8.6%    6.3%   24.4%  -13.9%   -5.6%   27.3%
  Poland               -7.2%   24.3%  -26.5%   23.0%    6.7%    3.1%   29.1%
  Others               -9.8%   11.1%   -3.4%    7.4%   -4.5%   -2.7%   33.4%
  Netherlands         -10.0%    0.0%   -0.4%    6.0%   -5.8%    3.6%   23.6%
  Spain               -12.4%   15.8%    9.6%   -6.9%   11.3%  -10.9%   39.4%
  Russian Fed         -13.5%    0.6%   -3.6%   -4.6%   -1.6%   12.4%   16.9%
  France              -17.2%   11.1%   12.0%   -2.8%   -6.3%   20.4%   24.2%
 Oceania               25.3%   -8.8%   -8.0%    5.9%   -0.1%  -29.9%  116.8%
  Australia            32.8%  -12.4%   -9.5%   11.1%   -4.8%  -34.8%  145.8%
  New Zealand           5.7%    3.3%   -3.2%   -4.2%   16.6%   -2.4%   27.9%
  Others               -4.5%    3.4%   -1.5%  -27.8%   17.4%   -7.7%   51.5%
 Africa               -17.6%   41.0%  -21.2%   23.6%    4.2%   -1.3%   16.3%
  Libya                84.5%   57.3%  -57.7%   -9.4%   32.6%    0.4%   39.7%
  Egypt                21.0%   18.7%  -22.8%    0.2%   26.6%  -12.1%   14.8%
  Others              -20.6%   24.2%  -15.9%   33.8%   -5.5%    8.2%   17.8%
  South Africa        -39.1%   90.0%  -21.4%   31.8%    5.0%  -14.1%    9.2%
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%   -3.2%   24.5%
  Overseas Korean      -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%   -3.3%   24.5%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     11,952  14,072  14,174  12,215  11,854  10,974  11,139
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Visitor Arrivals      11,569  13,589  12,052  10,591   9,194   9,722  10,108
 Asia                  9,662  11,680  10,167   8,592   7,279   7,797   8,141
  China+China Korean   4,835   6,423   5,698   3,990   2,787   3,351   2,765
  Japan                2,469   2,706   2,082   2,012   2,229   2,025   2,889
  Taiwan                 469     514     477     538     414     351     421
  Philippines            360     417     422     403     366     350     338
  HK,China               277     368     334     349     236     304     350
  Thailand               214     180     212     199     296     411     441
  Malaysia               176     137      94     130     163     205     151
  Indonesia              168     229     169     188     149     164     144
  Others                 146     165     174     172     167     149     136
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Singapore              141     105      95     184     124     131     124
  India                  125     143     137     131     100      99     100
  Middle East Asia       116     120      96     133     106     105     119
  Vietnam                115     112     125     106      91     102     107
  Mongolia                49      60      50      57      51      49      56
 Americas                799     788     811     878     825     817     798
  U.S.A.                 626     594     633     702     653     653     632
  Canada                 116     125     114     114     122     119     122
  Others                  28      40      37      31      20      23      20
  Brazil                  15      15      13      17      16       9      11
  Mexico                   9      10      10      11       9       9      10
  Argentina                3       3       3       3       4       3       2
  Guatemala                1       1       1       1       1       1       1
 Europe                  659     693     657     665     649     675     670
  Russian Fed            127     146     145     151     158     161     143
  U.K.                   108     110      96     104      99     109     118
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 103     114     103     106      99     104     107
  Germany                 94      86      82      83      85      86      92
  France                  65      79      71      63      65      70      58
  Italy                   41      38      42      35      29      28      38
  Netherlands             23      25      25      25      24      25      24
  Norway                  18      15      15      15      14      16      16
  Sweden                  17      14      15      19      15      16      15
  Spain                   15      18      15      14      15      13      15
  Switzerland             12      10      11      10      12      12      10
  Poland                  12      13      10      14      11      11      10
  Austria                  9       9       8       8       8       9       9
  Denmark                  9       8      10       9       8       8       8
  Greece                   7       8       8       8       6       7       8
 Oceania                 148     118     130     141     133     133     190
  Australia              116      88     100     111     100     105     160
  New Zealand             26      25      24      25      26      22      23
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                       Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April   March
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   5       6       5       5       8       6       7
 Africa                   39      47      34      43      34      33      33
  Others                  19      24      20      23      17      18      17
  South Africa            10      16       8      10       8       8       9
  Egypt                    6       5       4       6       6       4       5
  Libya                    4       2       1       3       3       3       3
 Others                  263     263     254     272     273     266     275
  Overseas Korean        263     263     254     272     273     266     275
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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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