South Korea: Gyeongnam seafood export achieved maximum performance

South Korea
Market & Price Trends
Published Jan 13, 2024

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Last year, Gyeongnam seafood exports reached $251 million, marking a 3.5% increase and surpassing the all-time high from 2011. Despite a national decline in seafood exports, Gyeongnam's share of national exports increased to 8.4%, ranking 4th in the country. Oysters, conger eels, and blood clams were the driving forces behind this achievement, with Japan being the main export destination for Gyeongnam's marine products.
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Despite the decline in national seafood exports, Gyeongnam seafood exports reached $251 million last year, an increase of 3.5% from the previous year, reaching an all-time record. Gyeongnam Province (Governor Park Wan-soo) announced on the 11th that it was provisionally calculated that last year's seafood exports amounted to $251 million, surpassing the all-time high of $244 million in 2011 for the first time in 12 years. Last year, the national seafood export amount was about $3 billion (provisional count), a decrease of about 4.6% compared to 2022, but Gyeongnam increased by 3.5% compared to the previous year. Gyeongnam’s share of national exports is 8.4%. It rose 0.7% compared to the previous year. It ranks 4th in the country after Busan, Seoul, and Jeonnam. Oysters increased by 5.7%, conger eels increased by 18.7%, and blood clams increased by 35.9%, serving as the driving force behind achieving the highest export performance ever. In particular, ‘oysters’, the No. 1 seafood ...
Source: Agrinet
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