S. Korea’s beer exports at record

China Daily (USA) - - BUSINESS -

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.

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