South Korea

Statistical Profile

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 30 May, 1993, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 30 May, 1993, 12:00am

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Area: 10,654 square kilometres. Population: 6.73 million; 1.3 million in urban area. Foreign investment in 1992: US$2.5 billion Total foreign investment to date: US$4 billion (50 per cent from Hongkong, 10 per cent from South Korea). Gross industrial output: 49 billion yuan in 1992; 41 billion yuan in 1991. Port annual cargo handling: 31.5 million tonnes, of which 11 million tonnes oil and seven million tonnes coal.