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You Wont Believe How Much BTS Is Worth!

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I mean are we even shocked? South Korean boy band BTS are worth more than US$3.6 billion to the South Korean country’s economy every year (from 2018’s achievements and tours) equivalent to the contribution of 26 mid-sized companies a research institute said late last year.

The floppy-haired songsters were also the reason that one in every 13 foreign tourists visited South Korea in 2017.

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Known for their boyish good looks and meticulously choreographed dance moves, BTS short for Bangtan Sonyeondan, which translates as Bulletproof Boy Scouts have become one of South Korea’s best-known and most valuable musical exports.

BTS the first K-pop band to top the US album charts, a sign of the genre’s growing global appeal. That appeal has helped boost the brand image of South Korean products abroad, the institute said, making BTS a valuable economic asset. Researchers estimated the group’s so-called annual production inducement effect – the total economic value generated by related industries – at 4.1 trillion won (US$3.63 billion)

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