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South Korea Freight Transport Report Q1 2012 - Product Image

South Korea Freight Transport Report Q1 2012

  • ID: 2037416
  • January 2012
  • Region: South Korea
  • 46 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Korea Express
  • Korean Air Cargo (KAL)
  • STX Pan Ocean (STX)
  • MORE

Business Monitor International's South Korea Freight Transport Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, freight transportation associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on South Korea's freight transportation industry.

BMI View: Solid Growth
Although BMI expect the South Korean freight industry to achieve steady growth over the forecast period to 2016, BMI caution that economic uncertainty in key export markets such as China and the US will temper growth forecasts over the mid term.

The country will see the highest levels of growth over the medium term in the air freight sector, closely followed by tonnage throughput increases at the Port of Busan. However, as stated above, a fall in demand for South Korean exports, especially electronic goods, will weigh heavily on their outlook for the freight industry, evidenced by Korean Airlines' Q311 net loss of US$458mn.

However, it is not all doom and gloom for South Korea. On the contrary, BMI note that South Korea regained its position in top spot in terms of securing the most new shipping orders in the first READ MORE >


  • Korea Express
  • Korean Air Cargo (KAL)
  • STX Pan Ocean (STX)
  • MORE

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
South Korea Freight Transport Industry SWOT
South Korea Political SWOT
South Korea Economic SWOT
South Korea Business Environment SWOT

Industry Trends And Developments
Multimodal And Logistics
Market Overview

Global Oil Products Price Outlook
Industry Forecast
Air Freight
Table: Air Freight, 2008-2016
Maritime Freight
Table: Maritime Freight – Throughput, 2009-2016 ('000 tonnes and % change y-o-y)
Rail Freight
Table: Rail Freight, 2008-2016
Table: Trade Overview, 2009-2016
Table: Key Trade Indicators, 2008-2016 (US$mn and % change y-o-y)
Table: South Korea's Main Import Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn)
Table: South Korea's Main Export Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn)

Political Outlook
Long-Term Political Forecast
Domestic Politics
Macroeconomic Outlook

Company Profiles
Korean Air Cargo (KAL)
Korea Express
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)
STX Pan Ocean (STX)

Country Snapshot: South Korea Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2001-2006
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012
South Korea Freight Transport Report Q1

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Transport Industry

- Korean Air Cargo (KAL)
- Korea Express
- Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)
- STX Pan Ocean (STX)

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