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South Korea

Key facts

Population: 51.25 million (World Bank 2016)

Official language: Korean
Currency: South Korean Won (KRW)
Important ministries: Ministry of Education
Official statistics office:
Statistics Office South Korea
Trade association:
Korean Publishers Association
Annual book fair: Seoul International Book Fair held in June
Translation Programme: The Literature Translation Institute of Korea
VAT on books: No
Fixed book price system: Yes by law


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PA Market Report Republic of Korea 2012
South Korea Academic Journal PublishingMarket Profile 2007