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Overview Info

Capital Ottawa
Population 36.71 million (2017 census)
Area 9,984,670㎢
Official Languages English and French
Government Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Provinces British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
Territories Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
Religion Catholic (43.6%), Protestant (23.3%),Others (6.3%), None (17%)
GDP $1.672 trillion (15th)
Demographics English (21%), French (15.8%), Scottish (15.2%), Irish (13.9%), German (10.2%), Italian (5%), Chinese (4%), Ukrainian (3.6%), and First Nations (3.5%)
National Holiday Canada Day, July 1
National Anthem O Canada
Currency Canadian dollar (CAD $)

National Holidays

New Year’s Day Jan. 1, 2019
Good Friday April 19th, 2019
Easter Monday Apr. 22nd, 2019
Victoria Day May 20, 2019
Canada Day July 1, 2019
Labour Day Sept. 2, 2019
Thanksgiving Day Oct. 14, 2019
Remembrance Day Nov.11, 2019
Christmas Day Dec. 25, 2019
Boxing Day Dec. 26, 2019

Useful Websites for Trade & Business

Economic and Policy Institutes

C.D. Howe Institute
Economic Research Institute
OECD Canada
The Economic Developers Association of Canada

Government Organizations

Bank of Canada
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Embassy of Canada
Industry Canada
Invest in Canada
Strategis (Industry Canada)
Statistics Canada
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
The Conference Board of Canada

Provincial and Territorial Investment-Promotion Organizations

British Columbia
New Brunswick ★
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island

Overview Info

Capital Seoul
Area 99,720 ㎢
Population 51 million
Official Languages Korean
Government Democratic Republic, President System
Provinces • Special City: Seoul
• Metropolitan City: Busan, Daegu, Incheon, Gwnagju, Daejeon, Ulsan
• Special self-governing city: Sejong
• Provinces: Gyeonggi, Gangwon, North ChungCheong, South Shungcheon, North Jeolla, South Jeolla, North Gyeongsang, South Gyeongsang
• Special self-governing province: Jeju
Religion Buddist (24%), Protestant (23%), Catholic (8%), ptjer (0.8%), None (44.2%)
GDP $1.53 trillion (11th)
Demographics Korean (99%)
National Holiday National Foundation Day of Korea, October 3rd
National Anthem Aegukga-The song of patriotism
Currency Won(₩)

National Holidays

New Year’s Day Jan. 1, 2019
Seolnal Feb. 4-6, 2019
Independence Movement Day Mar. 1, 2019
Buddha’s Birthday May 12, 2019
Children’s Day May 5, 2019
Memorial Day June 6, 2019
Liberation Day Aug. 15, 2019
Chuseok Sept.12-14, 2019
National Foundation Day Oct. 3, 2019
Hangul Day Oct. 9, 2019
Christmas Day Dec. 25, 2019
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Useful Website for Trade & Business

Economic and Policy Institutes

Korea International Trade Association
The Bank of Korea
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
Invest Korea
Korea Importers’ Association

Economic Institutes

Statistics Korea
Korea Institute for Industrial Economic & Trade
Korea Institute for Finance
Korea Economic Research Institute
Korea Development Institute

Free Economic Zones

Incheon Free Economic zone
Busan-Jinhae Free Economic zone
Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic zone
Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic zone
Yellow Sea Free Economic zone