S. Korea’s beer exports at record
SouthKorea’s beer exports hit a record high last year on the back of popularity of theKorean Wave, customs data showed on Tuesday. Beer exports reached a fresh high of $84.46 million in 2015, up 15.4 percent from a year earlier, according to theKorea Customs Service. It surpassed the previous high of $73.18 million tallied in 2014. During the three-year period through 2015, SouthKorea’s overall exports declined 5.9 percent, but beer exports jumped 16.9 percent.