South Korea’s December Visitor Arrivals by Country

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

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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
Korean Departures       2.9%    3.3%    7.3%   12.8%    5.4%    8.6%   10.1%
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Visitor Arrivals       11.2%    7.8%    6.1%   17.2%   23.2%   19.4%   11.9%
 Asia                  12.7%   10.2%    7.6%   20.0%   26.8%   23.3%   13.1%
  China+China Korean   40.9%   35.2%   22.8%   70.6%   78.9%   76.4%   70.2%
  India                22.1%   16.6%   16.3%   38.1%   75.3%   81.2%   51.9%
  Others               15.7%    2.6%   16.8%   25.8%   32.0%   38.5%   14.8%
  HK,China             15.1%   14.8%   17.5%    6.6%    8.8%    5.9%   19.4%
  Malaysia             14.4%   29.1%   29.8%   34.1%   42.8%   23.6%   17.0%
  Indonesia            12.0%   35.7%   24.4%   44.0%   32.2%   75.7%   34.1%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
  Vietnam              10.5%   19.9%   13.9%   44.4%   22.6%   31.1%    4.4%
  Middle East Asia      8.0%    9.4%   15.1%    9.6%   21.8%   -4.3%   19.1%
  Singapore             6.8%   20.9%   20.8%   31.7%   29.3%   15.6%   13.8%
  Taiwan                6.5%    7.8%    2.0%   -5.5%   -6.1%  -14.9%    6.4%
  Mongolia              2.4%   -6.5%   -8.2%   -4.1%    9.2%   11.2%   13.1%
  Philippines           0.0%   -3.9%    6.8%   21.3%   61.3%   74.3%   47.0%
  Japan                -5.4%  -10.7%   -9.2%  -20.1%  -22.0%  -30.5%  -33.5%
  Thailand             -6.6%    0.7%  -11.9%  -21.6%  -12.9%    3.7%  -17.6%
 Americas               6.3%   -0.2%    2.2%    8.4%    6.5%    5.6%    9.3%
  Mexico               19.5%  -11.3%  -12.0%   -2.7%   14.2%   13.3%   34.8%
  Brazil               14.8%  -22.4%    2.2%   22.9%   28.1%    9.2%    0.3%
  Argentina            11.7%  -23.1%  -17.3%   -9.0%   10.9%    8.6%   13.4%
  Others                9.5%    6.0%   53.6%    0.1%   87.4%  148.3%   60.5%
  U.S.A.                6.5%    1.2%    1.3%    8.3%    2.1%    2.4%    6.3%
  Canada                3.2%   -3.7%   -0.1%   10.6%   10.4%    2.6%   19.0%
  Guatemala           -26.9%  -11.9%  -29.7%   -1.1%   26.9%   91.4%   -7.3%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Europe                 7.9%    0.7%    4.2%    8.1%   13.8%    7.4%   11.7%
  Italy                46.8%   35.7%   11.3%   55.1%   53.1%   68.4%   28.6%
  Norway               22.3%   14.6%   23.3%   43.5%   33.4%   44.2%   34.7%
  Poland               18.9%   -6.1%   -6.4%   -1.7%    7.6%   -6.5%   22.9%
  Russian Fed          12.8%   -6.5%    4.8%   -2.5%    8.9%    0.5%    2.0%
  France               12.2%    8.5%   12.3%    5.8%    9.5%   10.1%    9.0%
  Netherlands          10.9%   13.7%    5.8%   -5.9%   13.0%   -0.4%   18.5%
  Denmark               9.9%   -6.4%   21.6%    3.0%   21.8%   30.5%   13.8%
  Sweden                5.0%    5.0%   23.8%   27.2%   19.3%   34.6%   40.0%
  U.K.                  3.4%   -1.1%   -3.3%   23.9%   21.4%   14.7%   30.4%
  Germany               2.8%   -0.9%   -0.2%    5.9%    1.1%   -6.0%    2.5%
  Spain                 2.2%   13.6%   12.9%    2.9%    1.1%   -5.5%    8.3%
  Others                1.5%   -3.1%    0.2%   -1.0%   18.7%    6.5%    8.7%
  Austria              -8.7%  -11.6%   -4.5%   -0.7%    0.8%  -12.8%    7.6%
  Switzerland         -12.3%   -2.4%   28.3%   12.5%    9.3%   -7.2%    4.4%
  Greece              -18.6%   -7.9%   -6.2%   10.8%   20.7%    6.2%    1.3%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------YoY %-------------------------
 Oceania                4.3%   -7.0%  -18.5%   -6.6%  -26.4%   -9.5%    1.8%
  New Zealand          10.2%    8.1%   -5.9%   -2.8%   -9.1%  -13.2%   -5.1%
  Australia             5.4%   -9.2%  -22.9%   -6.2%  -30.2%   -7.3%    4.9%
  Others              -42.3%  -23.8%   20.5%  -28.2%  -25.4%  -26.7%  -18.5%
 Africa                16.3%   -5.1%   29.1%   -0.6%   26.8%  -11.2%    0.0%
  Libya                42.9%  -17.7%   12.2%   21.4%    5.1%  -57.5%   -0.6%
  Egypt                34.3%   19.7%   41.6%   36.9%   36.2%  -12.3%   24.9%
  Others               13.8%    0.1%   46.3%  -13.5%   39.6%  -13.2%  -12.7%
  South Africa         -2.2%  -31.3%   -8.7%    5.0%   11.3%   15.9%   27.8%
 Others                -6.1%   -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%   -3.5%  -11.5%   -5.8%
  Overseas Korean      -6.2%   -7.0%   -6.2%   -5.2%   -3.4%  -11.5%   -5.8%

                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
Korean Departures       4.4%   -6.9%    3.7%  -15.1%   -0.7%   16.0%    3.0%
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Visitor Arrivals        2.3%  -16.6%   -6.0%  -14.9%   12.8%   13.8%   15.2%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 ASIA                   3.6%  -14.8%  -10.1%  -17.3%   14.9%   18.3%   18.0%
  Singapore            75.0%    5.0%   26.0%   34.6%   10.3%  -48.2%   48.2%
  Indonesia            50.4%  -16.8%   -4.0%  -26.7%   35.4%  -10.3%   26.6%
  Others               33.0%  -12.8%    1.5%  -11.5%   -5.3%    1.2%    2.9%
  Thailand             15.4%  -18.6%   87.3%   18.7%  -14.8%    6.7%  -33.0%
  Malaysia             15.3%   12.0%   31.6%   28.5%   45.8%  -27.8%  -20.0%
  HK,China              7.1%  -16.0%   55.0%  -24.6%   10.1%   -4.2%   47.8%
  Taiwan                2.3%  -14.1%    5.7%   -8.8%    7.7%  -11.3%   30.1%
  Philippines           0.6%  -27.6%   -1.2%  -13.6%   -1.2%    4.6%   10.2%
  China+China Korean   -0.1%  -19.5%  -29.0%  -24.7%   12.7%   42.8%   43.2%
  Japan                -3.5%   -9.1%   -0.8%   -8.7%   30.0%    3.5%   -9.8%
  Mongolia             -3.6%   -0.4%    1.2%  -18.5%   20.3%  -12.0%   12.8%
  India                -3.8%  -26.4%  -12.1%  -12.7%    4.1%    4.8%   31.0%
  Vietnam              -8.6%  -20.7%   -7.2%    2.5%  -10.0%   17.7%   16.6%
  Middle East Asia    -17.5%  -17.8%   16.3%   -3.5%   24.8%  -27.5%   25.7%
 Americas              -2.9%  -26.8%   15.5%    1.3%   -2.8%   -7.7%    6.5%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Brazil                4.9%  -40.7%   20.0%    0.1%   20.0%  -22.5%    0.9%
  Mexico                0.0%  -30.0%   22.5%   -9.5%   -4.8%   -7.8%   21.7%
  Canada               -1.1%  -25.4%   12.0%   -7.6%   10.4%   -0.1%   -6.8%
  U.S.A.               -1.9%  -25.3%   15.2%    5.5%   -6.3%   -9.8%    7.6%
  Argentina           -24.6%  -44.2%   51.9%   11.0%    0.8%  -14.5%  -31.6%
  Guatemala           -35.6%   -7.8%  -25.6%    1.2%  -23.4%   46.1%   24.6%
  Others              -42.9%  -50.5%   30.6%  -29.9%    9.6%   18.6%   57.1%
 Europe               -12.9%  -21.1%   18.8%   -4.9%    5.4%   -1.1%    2.4%
  Russian Fed           3.4%  -11.1%   26.5%  -13.5%    0.6%   -3.6%   -4.6%
  Greece               -2.2%  -16.2%    8.1%   -4.4%   -8.6%    6.3%   24.4%
  Others               -3.6%  -22.5%   13.6%   -9.8%   11.1%   -3.4%    7.4%
  France              -11.6%  -24.6%   21.3%  -17.2%   11.1%   12.0%   -2.8%
  U.K.                -11.6%  -29.4%   16.3%   -2.4%   15.6%   -8.5%    5.5%
  Poland              -12.6%  -15.8%   12.4%   -7.2%   24.3%  -26.5%   23.0%
  Netherlands         -23.5%  -14.1%   31.6%  -10.0%    0.0%   -0.4%    6.0%
  Denmark             -25.4%  -34.8%   29.6%   10.3%  -16.8%   10.3%    9.3%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
  Norway              -25.7%  -26.5%   17.8%   18.3%    0.3%   -2.6%    6.5%
  Sweden              -27.0%  -28.8%   26.2%   18.1%   -9.5%  -18.3%   23.9%
  Germany             -27.4%  -21.5%   14.5%   10.2%    4.0%   -1.2%   -2.0%
  Italy               -32.3%  -13.1%    1.0%    6.0%   -8.6%   21.5%   20.4%
  Austria             -32.9%  -23.1%   15.4%    3.8%    4.5%   -0.2%    8.1%
  Spain               -34.5%  -15.1%   27.6%  -12.4%   15.8%    9.6%   -6.9%
  Switzerland         -36.3%  -41.8%   49.6%   16.0%   -7.1%   14.0%  -22.0%
 Oceania               41.1%  -29.1%   -1.0%   25.3%   -8.8%   -8.0%    5.9%
  New Zealand          49.5%  -18.3%   -2.5%    5.7%    3.3%   -3.2%   -4.2%
  Australia            42.7%  -29.8%   -4.3%   32.8%  -12.4%   -9.5%   11.1%
  Others              -23.0%  -50.6%   77.5%   -4.5%    3.4%   -1.5%  -27.8%
 Africa               -15.7%  -34.1%   30.5%  -17.6%   41.0%  -21.2%   23.6%
  South Africa         11.9%  -44.3%   -4.6%  -39.1%   90.0%  -21.4%   31.8%
  Libya                 1.3%   -7.8%  -12.6%   84.5%   57.3%  -57.7%   -9.4%
  Egypt               -16.1%   -5.7%   19.1%   21.0%   18.7%  -22.8%    0.2%
  Others              -26.0%  -40.7%   60.0%  -20.6%   24.2%  -15.9%   33.8%
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     -------------------------MoM %-------------------------
 Others                 1.0%  -14.5%   10.5%   -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%
  Overseas Korean       1.0%  -14.5%   10.6%   -0.1%    3.6%   -6.6%   -0.4%
                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
Korean Departures     12,045  11,541  12,391  11,952  14,072  14,174  12,215
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Visitor Arrivals       9,286   9,079  10,880  11,569  13,589  12,052  10,591
 Asia                  7,666   7,400   8,686   9,662  11,680  10,167   8,592
  China+China Korean   2,762   2,764   3,433   4,835   6,423   5,698   3,990
  Japan                2,151   2,228   2,450   2,469   2,706   2,082   2,012
  Taiwan                 435     426     496     469     514     477     538
  HK,China               387     361     430     277     368     334     349
  Thailand               377     326     401     214     180     212     199
  Singapore              327     187     178     141     105      95     184
  Malaysia               300     260     232     176     137      94     130
  Philippines            259     258     356     360     417     422     403
  Indonesia              202     134     161     168     229     169     188
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                 172     129     148     146     165     174     172
  Middle East Asia        92     111     135     116     120      96     133
  India                   78      81     110     125     143     137     131
  Vietnam                 78      85     107     115     112     125     106
  Mongolia                48      50      50      49      60      50      57
 Americas                656     676     923     799     788     811     878
  U.S.A.                 529     539     721     626     594     633     702
  Canada                  96      97     130     116     125     114     114
  Brazil                  12      11      18      15      15      13      17
  Others                  10      18      37      28      40      37      31
  Mexico                   8       8      11       9      10      10      11
  Argentina                2       2       4       3       3       3       3
  Guatemala                0       1       1       1       1       1       1
 Europe                  538     618     783     659     693     657     665
  Russian Fed            147     142     160     127     146     145     151
  Others                  87      91     117     103     114     103     106
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  U.K.                    78      89     125     108     110      96     104
  Germany                 62      85     108      94      86      82      83
  France                  53      60      79      65      79      71      63
  Italy                   24      36      41      41      38      42      35
  Netherlands             20      26      30      23      25      25      25
  Norway                  11      15      21      18      15      15      15
  Spain                   11      17      20      15      18      15      14
  Sweden                  11      15      21      17      14      15      19
  Poland                  10      11      13      12      13      10      14
  Switzerland              7      10      18      12      10      11      10
  Greece                   6       7       8       7       8       8       8
  Denmark                  6       7      11       9       8      10       9
  Austria                  5       8      10       9       9       8       8
 Oceania                 147     104     147     148     118     130     141
  Australia              112      78     111     116      88     100     111
  New Zealand             31      21      26      26      25      24      25
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                        Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                        2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2013
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                     --------------------Hundred persons--------------------
  Others                   4       5       9       5       6       5       5
 Africa                   28      33      51      39      47      34      43
  Others                  14      18      31      19      24      20      23
  Egypt                    6       7       7       6       5       4       6
  South Africa             6       5       9      10      16       8      10
  Libya                    3       3       3       4       2       1       3
 Others                  251     248     291     263     263     254     272
  Overseas Korean        251     248     290     263     263     254     272
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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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