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South Korea: Seafood exports reached $2.8 billion last year

Published Jan 11, 2022

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Exports of agricultural and fishery products in 2021 reached $10 billion for the first time ever. According to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the amount of export of agricultural and fishery products last year was $11.36 billion, up 15.1% from the previous year. Agricultural, forestry and livestock food was $8.54 billion and aquatic food was $2.82 billion, up 12.9% and 22.4% from the previous year, respectively. In the case of the aquatic food sector, compared to the previous year, exports of various items such as fish cakes, oysters, and halibut, in addition to the main items such as laver and tuna, increased. Seaweed $692.8 million (15.4%↑), tuna $579.2 million (9.7↑), fish cake $49.5 million (9.7↑), oyster $80.1 million (12.0↑), halibut $55 million (27.6↑) etc. Among them, seaweed, the number one export item among aquatic products, has been renewing its export value every year for over 10 years.

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Exports of agricultural and fishery products in 2021 reached $10 billion for the first time ever. According to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the amount of export of agricultural and fishery products last year was $11.36 billion, up 15.1% from the previous year. Food for agriculture, forestry and livestock was $8.54 billion and aquatic food was $2.82 billion, up 12.9% and 22.4% from the previous year, respectively. In the case of the aquatic food sector, compared to the previous year, exports of various items such as fish cakes, oysters, and halibut, in addition to the main items such as laver and tuna, increased. Seaweed $692.8 million (15.4%↑), tuna $579.2 million (9.7↑), fish cake $49.5 million (9.7↑), oyster $80.1 million (12.0↑), halibut $55 million (27.6↑) etc. Among them, seaweed, the number one export item among aquatic products, has been renewing its export value every year for over 10 years. In the case of ...
Source: Fisheco
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