South Korea’s November Visitor Arrivals by Country

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

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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       3.3%    7.3%   12.8%    5.4%    8.6%   10.1%    8.1%
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Visitor Arrivals        7.8%    6.1%   17.2%   23.2%   19.4%   11.9%   -2.5%
 Asia                  10.2%    7.6%   20.0%   26.8%   23.3%   13.1%   -3.4%
  Indonesia            35.7%   24.4%   44.0%   32.2%   75.7%   34.1%    6.9%
  China+China Korean   35.2%   22.8%   70.6%   78.9%   76.4%   70.2%   32.4%
  Malaysia             29.1%   29.8%   34.1%   42.8%   23.6%   17.0%    0.3%
  Singapore            20.9%   20.8%   31.7%   29.3%   15.6%   13.8%  -10.7%
  Vietnam              19.9%   13.9%   44.4%   22.6%   31.1%    4.4%   -5.1%
  India                16.6%   16.3%   38.1%   75.3%   81.2%   51.9%   14.6%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  HK,China             14.8%   17.5%    6.6%    8.8%    5.9%   19.4%   -2.7%
  Middle East Asia      9.4%   15.1%    9.6%   21.8%   -4.3%   19.1%   -2.8%
  Taiwan                7.8%    2.0%   -5.5%   -6.1%  -14.9%    6.4%   -1.0%
  Others                2.6%   16.8%   25.8%   32.0%   38.5%   14.8%   -1.2%
  Thailand              0.7%  -11.9%  -21.6%  -12.9%    3.7%  -17.6%   -8.0%
  Philippines          -3.9%    6.8%   21.3%   61.3%   74.3%   47.0%   12.1%
  Mongolia             -6.5%   -8.2%   -4.1%    9.2%   11.2%   13.1%   -4.5%
  Japan               -10.7%   -9.2%  -20.1%  -22.0%  -30.5%  -33.5%  -29.6%
 Americas              -0.2%    2.2%    8.4%    6.5%    5.6%    9.3%    1.5%
  Others                6.0%   53.6%    0.1%   87.4%  148.3%   60.5%    6.0%
  U.S.A.                1.2%    1.3%    8.3%    2.1%    2.4%    6.3%    0.4%
  Canada               -3.7%   -0.1%   10.6%   10.4%    2.6%   19.0%    4.5%
  Mexico              -11.3%  -12.0%   -2.7%   14.2%   13.3%   34.8%   13.2%
  Guatemala           -11.9%  -29.7%   -1.1%   26.9%   91.4%   -7.3%   24.5%
  Brazil              -22.4%    2.2%   22.9%   28.1%    9.2%    0.3%    5.1%
  Argentina           -23.1%  -17.3%   -9.0%   10.9%    8.6%   13.4%   29.6%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                 0.7%    4.2%    8.1%   13.8%    7.4%   11.7%    5.7%
  Italy                35.7%   11.3%   55.1%   53.1%   68.4%   28.6%   -0.8%
  Norway               14.6%   23.3%   43.5%   33.4%   44.2%   34.7%   24.3%
  Netherlands          13.7%    5.8%   -5.9%   13.0%   -0.4%   18.5%    8.4%
  Spain                13.6%   12.9%    2.9%    1.1%   -5.5%    8.3%   11.2%
  France                8.5%   12.3%    5.8%    9.5%   10.1%    9.0%    9.2%
  Sweden                5.0%   23.8%   27.2%   19.3%   34.6%   40.0%    7.3%
  Germany              -0.9%   -0.2%    5.9%    1.1%   -6.0%    2.5%   -6.3%
  U.K.                 -1.1%   -3.3%   23.9%   21.4%   14.7%   30.4%   25.2%
  Switzerland          -2.4%   28.3%   12.5%    9.3%   -7.2%    4.4%   11.2%
  Others               -3.1%    0.2%   -1.0%   18.7%    6.5%    8.7%   -0.5%
  Poland               -6.1%   -6.4%   -1.7%    7.6%   -6.5%   22.9%  -10.6%
  Denmark              -6.4%   21.6%    3.0%   21.8%   30.5%   13.8%  -14.8%
  Russian Fed          -6.5%    4.8%   -2.5%    8.9%    0.5%    2.0%    7.9%
  Greece               -7.9%   -6.2%   10.8%   20.7%    6.2%    1.3%  -10.2%
  Austria             -11.6%   -4.5%   -0.7%    0.8%  -12.8%    7.6%   -8.5%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania               -7.0%  -18.5%   -6.6%  -26.4%   -9.5%    1.8%   -1.9%
  New Zealand           8.1%   -5.9%   -2.8%   -9.1%  -13.2%   -5.1%    4.7%
  Australia            -9.2%  -22.9%   -6.2%  -30.2%   -7.3%    4.9%   -3.0%
  Others              -23.8%   20.5%  -28.2%  -25.4%  -26.7%  -18.5%   -7.9%
 Africa                -5.1%   29.1%   -0.6%   26.8%  -11.2%    0.0%    0.1%
  Egypt                19.7%   41.6%   36.9%   36.2%  -12.3%   24.9%   13.3%
  Others                0.1%   46.3%  -13.5%   39.6%  -13.2%  -12.7%  -15.4%
  Libya               -17.7%   12.2%   21.4%    5.1%  -57.5%   -0.6%   72.7%
  South Africa        -31.3%   -8.7%    5.0%   11.3%   15.9%   27.8%   16.2%
 Others                -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%   -3.5%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%
  Overseas Korean      -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%   -3.4%  -11.5%   -5.8%   -7.3%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures      -6.9%    3.7%  -15.1%   -0.7%   16.0%    3.0%    8.0%
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Visitor Arrivals      -16.6%   -6.0%  -14.9%   12.8%   13.8%   15.2%   -5.4%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                 -14.8%  -10.1%  -17.3%   14.9%   18.3%   18.0%   -6.6%
  Malaysia             12.0%   31.6%   28.5%   45.8%  -27.8%  -20.0%  -20.3%
  Singapore             5.0%   26.0%   34.6%   10.3%  -48.2%   48.2%   -5.8%
  Mongolia             -0.4%    1.2%  -18.5%   20.3%  -12.0%   12.8%    3.3%
  Japan                -9.1%   -0.8%   -8.7%   30.0%    3.5%   -9.8%   10.1%
  Others              -12.8%    1.5%  -11.5%   -5.3%    1.2%    2.9%   11.9%
  Taiwan              -14.1%    5.7%   -8.8%    7.7%  -11.3%   30.1%   17.8%
  HK,China            -16.0%   55.0%  -24.6%   10.1%   -4.2%   47.8%  -22.4%
  Indonesia           -16.8%   -4.0%  -26.7%   35.4%  -10.3%   26.6%   -9.5%
  Middle East Asia    -17.8%   16.3%   -3.5%   24.8%  -27.5%   25.7%    0.5%
  Thailand            -18.6%   87.3%   18.7%  -14.8%    6.7%  -33.0%  -27.9%
  China+China Korean  -19.5%  -29.0%  -24.7%   12.7%   42.8%   43.2%  -16.8%
  Vietnam             -20.7%   -7.2%    2.5%  -10.0%   17.7%   16.6%  -10.8%
  India               -26.4%  -12.1%  -12.7%    4.1%    4.8%   31.0%    1.4%
  Philippines         -27.6%   -1.2%  -13.6%   -1.2%    4.6%   10.2%    4.5%
 Americas             -26.8%   15.5%    1.3%   -2.8%   -7.7%    6.5%    1.0%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Guatemala            -7.8%  -25.6%    1.2%  -23.4%   46.1%   24.6%  -17.6%
  U.S.A.              -25.3%   15.2%    5.5%   -6.3%   -9.8%    7.6%    0.0%
  Canada              -25.4%   12.0%   -7.6%   10.4%   -0.1%   -6.8%    2.4%
  Mexico              -30.0%   22.5%   -9.5%   -4.8%   -7.8%   21.7%    6.1%
  Brazil              -40.7%   20.0%    0.1%   20.0%  -22.5%    0.9%   79.2%
  Argentina           -44.2%   51.9%   11.0%    0.8%  -14.5%  -31.6%   35.7%
  Others              -50.5%   30.6%  -29.9%    9.6%   18.6%   57.1%  -15.4%
 Europe               -21.1%   18.8%   -4.9%    5.4%   -1.1%    2.4%   -3.8%
  Russian Fed         -11.1%   26.5%  -13.5%    0.6%   -3.6%   -4.6%   -1.6%
  Italy               -13.1%    1.0%    6.0%   -8.6%   21.5%   20.4%    2.8%
  Netherlands         -14.1%   31.6%  -10.0%    0.0%   -0.4%    6.0%   -5.8%
  Spain               -15.1%   27.6%  -12.4%   15.8%    9.6%   -6.9%   11.3%
  Poland              -15.8%   12.4%   -7.2%   24.3%  -26.5%   23.0%    6.7%
  Greece              -16.2%    8.1%   -4.4%   -8.6%    6.3%   24.4%  -13.9%
  Germany             -21.5%   14.5%   10.2%    4.0%   -1.2%   -2.0%   -1.4%
  Others              -22.5%   13.6%   -9.8%   11.1%   -3.4%    7.4%   -4.5%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Austria             -23.1%   15.4%    3.8%    4.5%   -0.2%    8.1%  -12.4%
  France              -24.6%   21.3%  -17.2%   11.1%   12.0%   -2.8%   -6.3%
  Norway              -26.5%   17.8%   18.3%    0.3%   -2.6%    6.5%  -12.0%
  Sweden              -28.8%   26.2%   18.1%   -9.5%  -18.3%   23.9%   -1.6%
  U.K.                -29.4%   16.3%   -2.4%   15.6%   -8.5%    5.5%   -9.5%
  Denmark             -34.8%   29.6%   10.3%  -16.8%   10.3%    9.3%    0.9%
  Switzerland         -41.8%   49.6%   16.0%   -7.1%   14.0%  -22.0%    3.0%
 Oceania              -29.1%   -1.0%   25.3%   -8.8%   -8.0%    5.9%   -0.1%
  New Zealand         -18.3%   -2.5%    5.7%    3.3%   -3.2%   -4.2%   16.6%
  Australia           -29.8%   -4.3%   32.8%  -12.4%   -9.5%   11.1%   -4.8%
  Others              -50.6%   77.5%   -4.5%    3.4%   -1.5%  -27.8%   17.4%
 Africa               -34.1%   30.5%  -17.6%   41.0%  -21.2%   23.6%    4.2%
  Egypt                -5.7%   19.1%   21.0%   18.7%  -22.8%    0.2%   26.6%
  Libya                -7.8%  -12.6%   84.5%   57.3%  -57.7%   -9.4%   32.6%
  Others              -40.7%   60.0%  -20.6%   24.2%  -15.9%   33.8%   -5.5%
  South Africa        -44.3%   -4.6%  -39.1%   90.0%  -21.4%   31.8%    5.0%
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others               -14.5%   10.5%   -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%
  Overseas Korean     -14.5%   10.6%   -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%    2.5%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     11,541  12,391  11,952  14,072  14,174  12,215  11,854
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Visitor Arrivals       9,079  10,880  11,569  13,589  12,052  10,591   9,194
 Asia                  7,400   8,686   9,662  11,680  10,167   8,592   7,279
  China+China Korean   2,764   3,433   4,835   6,423   5,698   3,990   2,787
  Japan                2,228   2,450   2,469   2,706   2,082   2,012   2,229
  Taiwan                 426     496     469     514     477     538     414
  HK,China               361     430     277     368     334     349     236
  Thailand               326     401     214     180     212     199     296
  Malaysia               260     232     176     137      94     130     163
  Philippines            258     356     360     417     422     403     366
  Singapore              187     178     141     105      95     184     124
  Indonesia              134     161     168     229     169     188     149
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 129     148     146     165     174     172     167
  Middle East Asia       111     135     116     120      96     133     106
  Vietnam                 85     107     115     112     125     106      91
  India                   81     110     125     143     137     131     100
  Mongolia                50      50      49      60      50      57      51
 Americas                676     923     799     788     811     878     825
  U.S.A.                 539     721     626     594     633     702     653
  Canada                  97     130     116     125     114     114     122
  Others                  18      37      28      40      37      31      20
  Brazil                  11      18      15      15      13      17      16
  Mexico                   8      11       9      10      10      11       9
  Argentina                2       4       3       3       3       3       4
  Guatemala                1       1       1       1       1       1       1
 Europe                  618     783     659     693     657     665     649
  Russian Fed            142     160     127     146     145     151     158
  Others                  91     117     103     114     103     106      99
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  U.K.                    89     125     108     110      96     104      99
  Germany                 85     108      94      86      82      83      85
  France                  60      79      65      79      71      63      65
  Italy                   36      41      41      38      42      35      29
  Netherlands             26      30      23      25      25      25      24
  Spain                   17      20      15      18      15      14      15
  Norway                  15      21      18      15      15      15      14
  Sweden                  15      21      17      14      15      19      15
  Poland                  11      13      12      13      10      14      11
  Switzerland             10      18      12      10      11      10      12
  Austria                  8      10       9       9       8       8       8
  Denmark                  7      11       9       8      10       9       8
  Greece                   7       8       7       8       8       8       6
 Oceania                 104     147     148     118     130     141     133
  Australia               78     111     116      88     100     111     100
  New Zealand             21      26      26      25      24      25      26
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                        Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   5       9       5       6       5       5       8
 Africa                   33      51      39      47      34      43      34
  Others                  18      31      19      24      20      23      17
  Egypt                    7       7       6       5       4       6       6
  South Africa             5       9      10      16       8      10       8
  Libya                    3       3       4       2       1       3       3
 Others                  248     291     263     263     254     272     273
  Overseas Korean        248     290     263     263     254     272     273
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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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