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Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



Overview of e-waste related information

Population(total in metric kg tonnes)201250.01IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201232,431IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201219.2UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2012959UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201415.9UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)2014804UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  1 Regulatory Instruments
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Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

South Korea: Resource Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Vehicles, Act No. 8405, 2007Icon green