South Korea - Country Commercial Guide
Customs, Regulations & Standards
Last published date: 2020-09-21
South Korea - Trade Barriers
Includes the barriers (tariff and non-tariff) that U.S. companies face when exporting to this country.
South Korea - Import Tariffs
Includes information on average tariff rates and types that U.S. firms should be aware of when exporting to the market.
South Korea - Import Requirements and Documentation
Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.
South Korea - Labeling/Marking Requirements
Overview of the different labeling and marking requirements, including any restrictive advertising or labeling practices and where to get more information. Korea has specific labeling and marking requirements for certain products, such as pharmaceuticals, as well as for organic and functional food and food produced through biotechnology. Details regarding these and other general labeling and marking require
South Korea - U.S. Export Controls
Includes the U.S. government export controls that companies need to abide by when exporting to this country.
South Korea - Temporary Entry
Discusses requirements for products entering the country/economy temporarily. Including information on warranty and non-warranty items entering the country/economy for repair
South Korea - Prohibited and Restricted Imports
Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.
South Korea - Customs Regulations
Includes customs regulations and contact information for this country’s customs office.
South Korea - Standards for Trade
Describes standards, identifies the national standards, accreditation bodies, and lists the national testing organization(s) and conformity assessment bodies.
South Korea - Trade Agreements
Describes bilateral and multilateral trade agreements that this country is party to, including with the United States. Includes websites and other resources where U.S. companies can get more information on how to take advantage of these agreements.
South Korea - Licensing Requirements for Professional Services
Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.