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The South Korean Automotive Supplier Report - 2015 Edition

  • Market Research Report
  • MR-SB-209
Published February 17, 2015 by SupplierBusiness in United Kingdom
  • English
The South Korean Automotive Supplier Report features a comprehensive overview of the automotive industry in South Korea, including a macro-economic overview, government policy and planned investment by OEMs and suppliers. The report examines in-depth the manufacturing advantages of South Korea, as well as the giving an overview of which OEMs have the greatest presence there. It features an overview of production in 2014, as well as forecast numbers and detailed company profiles for 54 South Korean suppliers. Today, South Korea is a major manufacturer and exporter of automobiles and ranks 5th in the world, behind China, USA, Japan and Germany. In 2013, South Korea produced 4.5 million vehicles, a decline of 0.9% from the previous year, the first drop in production since 2007. In 2014, vehicle production was just positive, with an increase of 0.1%. Over the last five years, South Korea has developed into a major exporter of vehicles, exporting roughly two-thirds of its total production annually. South Korea’s proximity to China and the ASEAN markets means that export opportunities, for both vehicles and components, continue to increase.