Next year’s budget for stimulating seafood consumption will be doubled this year in South Korea

Updated Sep 25, 2023
“We will continue to support the promotion of consumption of our seafood without a hitch.” Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Choo Kyung-ho made this announcement after visiting the Noryangjin Seafood Wholesale Market in Dongjak-gu, Seoul on the 20th and examining trends in consumption and supply of seafood. To date, no signs of decline in seafood consumption due to the discharge of contaminated water from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean have been detected at Noryangjin Fish Market. This is because the government is actively encouraging the consumption of seafood. The government is carrying out the ‘Onnuri Gift Certificate Refund Event’ from last month until the end of the year. If you purchase domestic seafood worth 25,000 won or more at Noryangjin Fish Market, you will receive a 10,000 won refund, and if you purchase more than 50,000 won, you will receive a 20,000 won Onnuri gift certificate. In fact, the Onnuri gift ...
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