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.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       3.3%   10.8%    3.0%    2.9%    3.3%    7.3%   12.8%
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Visitor Arrivals       12.0%    8.7%   11.8%   11.2%    7.8%    6.1%   17.2%
 Asia                  14.9%    9.4%   14.5%   12.7%   10.2%    7.6%   20.0%
  China+China Korean   53.3%   30.7%   51.1%   40.9%   35.2%   22.8%   70.6%
  Malaysia             34.9%    2.4%   33.8%   14.4%   29.1%   29.8%   34.1%
  Singapore            21.2%    1.7%   28.9%    6.8%   20.9%   20.8%   31.7%
  India                13.0%   30.2%   24.2%   22.1%   16.6%   16.3%   38.1%
  Middle East Asia     12.9%   17.3%    7.0%    8.0%    9.4%   15.1%    9.6%
  Taiwan               11.9%    2.8%    0.2%    6.5%    7.8%    2.0%   -5.5%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Others               11.4%   17.0%    6.6%   15.7%    2.6%   16.8%   25.8%
  Indonesia             6.9%   40.9%   10.3%   12.0%   35.7%   24.4%   44.0%
  Vietnam               4.7%   42.0%    9.8%   10.5%   19.9%   13.9%   44.4%
  HK,China              0.6%   -2.1%   44.9%   15.1%   14.8%   17.5%    6.6%
  Mongolia             -1.9%   -7.6%   -7.8%    2.4%   -6.5%   -8.2%   -4.1%
  Thailand             -3.6%    1.4%    1.9%   -6.6%    0.7%  -11.9%  -21.6%
  Philippines          -4.7%    5.6%   -1.3%    0.0%   -3.9%    6.8%   21.3%
  Japan               -14.4%  -12.6%  -16.7%   -5.4%  -10.7%   -9.2%  -20.1%
 Americas               1.8%    6.3%    1.9%    6.3%   -0.2%    2.2%    8.4%
  Brazil               14.2%    5.7%   14.5%   14.8%  -22.4%    2.2%   22.9%
  U.S.A.                2.8%    7.6%    2.6%    6.5%    1.2%    1.3%    8.3%
  Argentina             2.1%   15.4%  -12.0%   11.7%  -23.1%  -17.3%   -9.0%
  Canada               -0.8%   -1.0%   -0.1%    3.2%   -3.7%   -0.1%   10.6%
  Guatemala            -3.3%   22.4%   18.2%  -26.9%  -11.9%  -29.7%   -1.1%
  Mexico              -11.6%    7.9%  -20.5%   19.5%  -11.3%  -12.0%   -2.7%
  Others              -13.6%   10.1%   -5.4%    9.5%    6.0%   53.6%    0.1%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                 9.3%   10.0%    3.9%    7.9%    0.7%    4.2%    8.1%
  Russian Fed          25.9%   16.0%    4.5%   12.8%   -6.5%    4.8%   -2.5%
  Denmark              22.7%    9.2%   20.3%    9.9%   -6.4%   21.6%    3.0%
  Norway               16.3%   30.5%    0.6%   22.3%   14.6%   23.3%   43.5%
  Italy                16.2%   61.2%   47.5%   46.8%   35.7%   11.3%   55.1%
  France               15.2%   15.7%    4.7%   12.2%    8.5%   12.3%    5.8%
  Netherlands          14.1%    0.7%   -3.5%   10.9%   13.7%    5.8%   -5.9%
  Poland                8.8%    9.9%    4.3%   18.9%   -6.1%   -6.4%   -1.7%
  Sweden                4.7%   11.3%   -7.7%    5.0%    5.0%   23.8%   27.2%
  Spain                 4.3%    8.3%   -9.3%    2.2%   13.6%   12.9%    2.9%
  U.K.                  3.8%    2.5%   17.2%    3.4%   -1.1%   -3.3%   23.9%
  Others               -1.0%    3.7%   -4.0%    1.5%   -3.1%    0.2%   -1.0%
  Switzerland          -1.6%    8.8%  -22.7%  -12.3%   -2.4%   28.3%   12.5%
  Germany              -1.9%   -0.7%   -3.8%    2.8%   -0.9%   -0.2%    5.9%
  Austria              -3.6%   -1.9%  -16.3%   -8.7%  -11.6%   -4.5%   -0.7%
  Greece               -8.0%    1.7%   -6.9%  -18.6%   -7.9%   -6.2%   10.8%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania              -36.4%    5.5%    1.7%    4.3%   -7.0%  -18.5%   -6.6%
  New Zealand         -14.2%    1.8%   11.6%   10.2%    8.1%   -5.9%   -2.8%
  Australia           -39.0%    9.0%    1.4%    5.4%   -9.2%  -22.9%   -6.2%
  Others              -49.9%  -29.6%  -20.9%  -42.3%  -23.8%   20.5%  -28.2%
 Africa                12.9%   13.6%  -15.8%   16.3%   -5.1%   29.1%   -0.6%
  Egypt                34.5%   35.5%   -8.2%   34.3%   19.7%   41.6%   36.9%
  Libya                13.2%    4.3%  -28.1%   42.9%  -17.7%   12.2%   21.4%
  Others               11.6%    9.3%  -21.7%   13.8%    0.1%   46.3%  -13.5%
  South Africa          3.1%   11.3%   -8.2%   -2.2%  -31.3%   -8.7%    5.0%
 Others                -4.6%   -9.5%   -3.5%   -6.1%   -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%
  Overseas Korean      -4.8%   -9.7%   -3.7%   -6.2%   -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures     -12.3%  -10.6%   22.0%    4.4%   -6.9%    3.7%  -15.1%
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Visitor Arrivals       27.8%    5.1%   -9.3%    2.3%  -16.6%   -6.0%  -14.9%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                  26.8%    7.8%  -10.8%    3.6%  -14.8%  -10.1%  -17.3%
  Singapore            85.6%  -10.3%  -72.5%   75.0%    5.0%   26.0%   34.6%
  Malaysia             50.4%    6.3%  -57.4%   15.3%   12.0%   31.6%   28.5%
  India                43.5%   -7.8%    9.8%   -3.8%  -26.4%  -12.1%  -12.7%
  Indonesia            42.0%   -7.6%  -41.6%   50.4%  -16.8%   -4.0%  -26.7%
  Philippines          38.7%   -8.4%   -2.2%    0.6%  -27.6%   -1.2%  -13.6%
  Middle East Asia     32.6%   12.1%   -1.1%  -17.5%  -17.8%   16.3%   -3.5%
  Japan                30.3%   10.3%  -20.0%   -3.5%   -9.1%   -0.8%   -8.7%
  China+China Korean   29.9%   10.0%    7.4%   -0.1%  -19.5%  -29.0%  -24.7%
  Thailand             25.8%   -1.9%   -8.6%   15.4%  -18.6%   87.3%   18.7%
  Others               14.1%    3.2%  -25.2%   33.0%  -12.8%    1.5%  -11.5%
  Mongolia              1.8%   -1.9%   14.3%   -3.6%   -0.4%    1.2%  -18.5%
  Taiwan                0.8%    3.1%    4.0%    2.3%  -14.1%    5.7%   -8.8%
  HK,China             -1.9%    2.3%   -9.3%    7.1%  -16.0%   55.0%  -24.6%
  Vietnam             -13.4%  128.6%  -27.0%   -8.6%  -20.7%   -7.2%    2.5%
 Americas              33.7%   -2.8%   -4.7%   -2.9%  -26.8%   15.5%    1.3%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Guatemala            48.3%   53.8%    2.6%  -35.6%   -7.8%  -25.6%    1.2%
  Argentina            43.0%   -9.5%    5.0%  -24.6%  -44.2%   51.9%   11.0%
  Others               40.4%    9.2%    5.9%  -42.9%  -50.5%   30.6%  -29.9%
  Canada               34.9%   -3.1%   -3.5%   -1.1%  -25.4%   12.0%   -7.6%
  U.S.A.               33.9%   -3.6%   -4.7%   -1.9%  -25.3%   15.2%    5.5%
  Mexico               26.8%   22.5%  -24.8%    0.0%  -30.0%   22.5%   -9.5%
  Brazil               13.3%    8.2%  -10.3%    4.9%  -40.7%   20.0%    0.1%
 Europe                33.3%   -8.2%   11.4%  -12.9%  -21.1%   18.8%   -4.9%
  U.K.                 53.5%  -27.0%   40.2%  -11.6%  -29.4%   16.3%   -2.4%
  Italy                44.4%   17.4%    6.7%  -32.3%  -13.1%    1.0%    6.0%
  Sweden               42.8%    8.7%   -8.6%  -27.0%  -28.8%   26.2%   18.1%
  Netherlands          40.1%   -7.9%   10.4%  -23.5%  -14.1%   31.6%  -10.0%
  Denmark              39.6%   -8.9%   36.2%  -25.4%  -34.8%   29.6%   10.3%
  Switzerland          37.4%    9.5%   -2.9%  -36.3%  -41.8%   49.6%   16.0%
  Norway               34.9%  -13.6%   44.1%  -25.7%  -26.5%   17.8%   18.3%
  Spain                34.2%   14.8%   -7.0%  -34.5%  -15.1%   27.6%  -12.4%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Germany              31.1%   -3.4%   15.8%  -27.4%  -21.5%   14.5%   10.2%
  Poland               27.8%  -16.3%    7.2%  -12.6%  -15.8%   12.4%   -7.2%
  Others               27.3%   -3.8%   -1.5%   -3.6%  -22.5%   13.6%   -9.8%
  Russian Fed          27.0%  -10.1%    7.1%    3.4%  -11.1%   26.5%  -13.5%
  France               23.6%    3.3%   -1.5%  -11.6%  -24.6%   21.3%  -17.2%
  Austria              21.6%   -2.5%   29.5%  -32.9%  -23.1%   15.4%    3.8%
  Greece               15.2%  -11.6%    8.5%   -2.2%  -16.2%    8.1%   -4.4%
 Oceania               30.8%  -25.5%  -15.3%   41.1%  -29.1%   -1.0%   25.3%
  Australia            37.7%  -21.7%  -18.8%   42.7%  -29.8%   -4.3%   32.8%
  Others                7.7%  -54.3%   98.0%  -23.0%  -50.6%   77.5%   -4.5%
  New Zealand           7.7%  -31.1%  -15.7%   49.5%  -18.3%   -2.5%    5.7%
 Africa                15.7%   29.9%  -10.8%  -15.7%  -34.1%   30.5%  -17.6%
  Libya                51.6%    7.3%  -42.3%    1.3%   -7.8%  -12.6%   84.5%
  Others               20.2%   53.0%  -23.9%  -26.0%  -40.7%   60.0%  -20.6%
  Egypt                13.9%   36.5%  -25.7%  -16.1%   -5.7%   19.1%   21.0%
  South Africa          1.1%    3.8%   53.0%   11.9%  -44.3%   -4.6%  -39.1%
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                31.2%   -5.8%  -15.4%    1.0%  -14.5%   10.5%   -0.1%
  Overseas Korean      31.2%   -5.9%  -15.4%    1.0%  -14.5%   10.6%   -0.1%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     11,510  13,127  14,689  12,045  11,541  12,391  11,952
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Visitor Arrivals      11,322   8,860   8,427   9,286   9,079  10,880  11,569
 Asia                  9,355   7,378   6,841   7,666   7,400   8,686   9,662
  China+China Korean   4,238   3,263   2,967   2,762   2,764   3,433   4,835
  Japan                2,473   1,897   1,721   2,151   2,228   2,450   2,469
  Taiwan                 471     467     453     435     426     496     469
  Thailand               425     338     344     377     326     401     214
  HK,China               352     359     351     387     361     430     277
  Philippines            322     232     254     259     258     356     360
  Malaysia               204     136     128     300     260     232     176
  Indonesia              154     109     118     202     134     161     168
  Others                 151     133     129     172     129     148     146
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Singapore              150      81      90     327     187     178     141
  Middle East Asia       135     102      91      92     111     135     116
  India                  113      79      85      78      81     110     125
  Vietnam                112     129      57      78      85     107     115
  Mongolia                55      54      55      48      50      50      49
 Americas                813     608     625     656     676     923     799
  U.S.A.                 650     485     503     529     539     721     626
  Canada                 121      90      92      96      97     130     116
  Others                  17      12      11      10      18      37      28
  Brazil                  13      11      10      12      11      18      15
  Mexico                   9       7       6       8       8      11       9
  Argentina                2       2       2       2       2       4       3
  Guatemala                1       1       0       0       1       1       1
 Europe                  733     550     599     538     618     783     659
  Russian Fed            180     142     158     147     142     160     127
  U.K.                   123      80     110      78      89     125     108
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 105      83      86      87      91     117     103
  Germany                 90      69      71      62      85     108      94
  France                  67      54      52      53      60      79      65
  Italy                   44      30      26      24      36      41      41
  Netherlands             28      20      22      20      26      30      23
  Norway                  19      14      16      11      15      21      18
  Spain                   16      12      10      11      17      20      15
  Sweden                  15      11      10      11      15      21      17
  Poland                  11       9      10      10      11      13      12
  Switzerland             10       7       6       7      10      18      12
  Denmark                 10       7       8       6       7      11       9
  Austria                  8       7       7       5       8      10       9
  Greece                   7       6       7       6       7       8       7
 Oceania                 121      93     124     147     104     147     148
  Australia               98      71      91     112      78     111     116
  New Zealand             20      18      26      31      21      26      26
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                       March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.
                        2014    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   3       3       7       4       5       9       5
 Africa                   38      33      25      28      33      51      39
  Others                  19      16      10      14      18      31      19
  South Africa             9       9       9       6       5       9      10
  Egypt                    7       6       4       6       7       7       6
  Libya                    3       2       2       3       3       3       4
 Others                  262     200     212     251     248     291     263
  Overseas Korean        262     200     212     251     248     290     263
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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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