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South Korean seaweed exports near record high performance

Published Oct 19, 2021

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According to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, by the third quarter of this year, Korean laver exports are expected to exceed $500 million, achieving the highest export performance ever by the end of the year. Since 2017, when seaweed exports surpassed $500 million for the first time, it has exceeded $500 million in the shortest period of time on an annual basis. Exporting countries nearly doubled. Exploiting New Markets and Growing Yearly Performance As of September 30, Korea's laver exports exceeded $500 million ($570 million). This is the shortest time since 2017 (end of December), when Korea's laver exports exceeded $500 million for the first time, and this year's laver exports are expected to surpass $600 million last year, the highest ever. do. The amount of laver exports, which was only US$60 million in 2007, has been growing steadily every year since it reached US$100 million in 2010. In 2010, it was only exported to 60 countries, but as of September 2021, Korean laver is being exported to 112 countries around the world.

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According to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, by the third quarter of this year, Korean laver exports are expected to exceed $500 million, achieving the highest export performance ever by the end of the year. Since 2017, when seaweed exports surpassed $500 million for the first time, it has exceeded $500 million in the shortest period of time on an annual basis. Exporting countries nearly doubled. Developing new markets and achieving year-over-year growth As of September 30, Korea's seaweed exports exceeded $500 million ($570 million). This is the shortest time since 2017 (end of December), when Korea's laver exports exceeded $500 million for the first time, and this year's laver exports are expected to surpass $600 million last year, the highest ever. do. The amount of laver exports, which was only US$60 million in 2007, has been growing steadily every year since it reached US$100 million in 2010. In 2010, it was only exported to 60 countries, but as of September 2021, ...
Source: Fisheco
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