Economic Relations Between Korea and Latin America

  • Nobuaki HamaguchiEmail author
  • Jie Guo
  • Chong-Sup Kim
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Geographically, Latin America is the most distant region from Korea. However, economic relations between Korea and Latin America are much closer than what might be expected considering the distance and economic scale of the economies involved.


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Data Sources

  1. Export-Import Bank of Korea,
  2. International Construction Information Service, Korea,
  3. Korean Statistical Information Service,
  4. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2017),
  5. OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), Statistics onTrade in Value Added,
  6. OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), Creditors Reporting System (CRS),
  7. Office for Government Policy Coordination—ODAKOREA,
  8. United Nations, UN Comtrade database,

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Institute for Economics and Business AdministrationKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  2. 2.School of International StudiesPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Graduate School of International StudiesSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)

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