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Subjects > Balance of Payments > Korea

Country: Korea Subject: Balance of Payments

Data source(s) used
The Bank of Korea (BOK) is responsible for compiling the balance of payments and international investment position. Data are obtained from various sources: 1 BOK's own surveys 2 The Korean foreign exchange receipts and payments statistics (KFX) compiled by BOK 3 Import-export statistics from the Korean Customs Service 4 Other administrative sources.

Direct source
Bank of Korea

Source Periodicity
Data are published monthly.

Source metadata
Methodological details (in Korean) are available in the annual publication of the Bank of Korea: About the Balance of Payments of Korea. In English metadata are available in IMF Balance of Payments Statistics.

Unit of measure used
US dollars

Link to Release calendar

Geographic coverage
Data cover all the geographic territory administered by the government of Korea.

Key statistical concept

Seasonal adjustment
BOK performs the seasonal adjustment

Country: Korea Subject: Balance of Payments > Capital and Financial Accounts > Total (BPM6) > Incl. change in official reserves

Key statistical concept
Data refer to capital and financial accounts.