South Korea Economy
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The South Korean economy with a population of 48.8 Million (Est 2010) ranks 12th in the world with a GDP PPP of 1.36 trillion and GDP PPP per capita of 27,938 vs 45,934 (United States) according to the IMF in 2009. Its currency is the South Korean won (₩)(KRW). Bank deposits held for a fixed term in South Korea are called time deposits. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 4.7% in 2008 and 2.8% in 2009.