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[Graphic News] Korea ranks 3rd most powerful passport in world

By Nam Kyung-don

Published : Nov. 6, 2017 - 18:12

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South Korea’s has been announced as the third powerful passport in the world with visa-free access to 157 countries, according to the Passport Index by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital.

Singapore ranked top spot with a visa-free score of 159. This is the first time an Asian country has been announced as having the most powerful passport, according to the data.

The index ranks 199 citizenships on five factors including visa-free travel, international taxation, perception, dual citizenship and personal freedom.