Korea Exports Record Amounts of Kimchi to U.S.

  • Arirang News

    December 06, 2022 08:38

    Exports of kimchi to the U.S. hit an all-time high from January to November.
    According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on Monday, kimchi shipments to the U.S. reached US$ 26.7 million, up 1.7 percent from last year. 
    They have been rising since 2018 when they stood at $9 million.
    In terms of volume, shipments reached 7,991 tons, up 9.2 percent.
    The ministry links the rise to the growing popularity of Korean culture overseas.
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