Jeju, South Korea: Anticipating benefits from China’s complete ban on Japanese seafood imports

Updated Aug 28, 2023
As the Chinese government announced a complete suspension of imports of fishery products from Japan, an analysis emerged that seafood products from Jeju could benefit. According to the Jeju branch of the Korea International Trade Association on the 27th, Japan's seafood exports to China and Hong Kong totaled 91.9 billion yen last year, accounting for 35.8% of Japan's total seafood exports of 257.6 billion yen. This is more than the 80 billion yen (KRW 730 billion) of the fisheries support fund accumulated by Japan. By item, ▲ 66.2% of molluscs such as scallops ▲ 12.1% of frozen fish such as cutlassfish, tilefish, and croaker ▲ 9.1% of fresh and refrigerated fish such as yellowtail and cutlassfish ▲ 7.8% of marine products such as sea cucumbers, sea urchins and jellyfish ▲ 1.9% of live fish. The Jeju branch of the Korea International Trade Association expects that Jeju will benefit from the scale and items of Japan's exports to China and Hong Kong last year. This is because ...
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