South Korean agribusiness exports to the Southeast Asian region for the first time in history surpassed Japan

Published Dec 10, 2020

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By item, due to the increase in demand for home-cooked meals due to Corona 19 and the expansion of delivery applications linked to online platforms, noodles (16.1%), sauces (15.8%), formula (43.9%), kimchi (55.2%), citron tea (160.3%) The increase was noticeable. Exports of fresh agricultural products such as sweet persimmons (45.4%), grapes (34.5%), chicken (12.3%), and ginseng (6.9%), which were opened for the first time this year, continued to increase. As Korean dramas such as'Itaewon Class' and video channels such as'Sleek Zipcock Life' became popular, Korean food exports also grew rapidly. The export of tteokbokki to New Southern was 48 million dollars, up 54.8% from the same period last year. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food has strengthened its export base by establishing an online/offline sales platform centering on items tailored to each country's characteristics, and supported marketing to meet the rapidly changing online and non-face-to-face distribution changes in ...
Source: Yna
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