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Korea Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics Export Status

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(Unit: US$ 1,000)
  2008 2009 2010
Raw Medicines 551,992 614,020 739,517
Finished Medicines 587,045 777,449 791,332
Quasi Drugs 98,669 108,052 175,393
Cosmetics 371,204 416,002 596,934
Herbal Medicines 8,954 8,805 9,429
Total 1,617,864 1,924,328 2,312,605

Korea's Top 10 Exporting Countries

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(Unit: US$ 1,000)
Rank Country Raw
Medicines
Finished
Medicines
Quasi
Drugs
Cosmetics Herbal
Medicines
Total
1 Japan 198,388 84,207 20,534 83,251 1,443 387,823
2 China 51,687 64,917 12,403 156,369 2,828 288,204
3 Vietnam 8,715 122,102 3,408 25,514 242 159,981
4 USA 54,966 13,887 10,170 44,976 332 124,331
5 India 57,450 18,852 16,561 5,806 89 98,758
6 Taiwan 8,111 15,143 7,573 50,539 261 81,627
7 Thailand 4,917 24,577 4,295 42,842 0 76,631
8 Hong Kong 577 5,354 2,410 57,014 3,932 69,287
9 Germany 39,835 11,815 2,858 2,187 0 56,695
10 Brazil 18,809 30,498 3,609 329 87 53,332

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2008 Export Composition

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