South Korea abalone export quantities

The volume of abalone sold by South Korea in 2020 was 1,916 metric tons. In 2019 South Korea sold 2,176 tonnes of abalone. Across 2019 alone, the market for South Korea abalone (fish category) has shrunk, with a change of -8.84 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, abalone's exports grew by 25.2 percent netting South Korea US$61.59m for the year 2019. South Korea's abalone exports are categorised as:

  • Smoked, frozen, dried, salted or in brine, abalone "Haliotis spp.", even in shell (HS code 030789)
  • Smoked, dried, salted or in brine, even in shell, abalone "Haliotis spp." (HS code 030787)
  • Live, fresh or chilled, even in shell, abalone "Haliotis spp." (HS code 030781)
  • Abalone, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160557)
  • Frozen, even in shell, abalone "Haliotis spp." (HS code 030783)


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South Korea abalone export values

In 2019, South Korea supplied abalone worth 61.59m USD, a contraction of -2.27% from 2018's total abalone export of 63.018m USD. The annual reduction in value of South Korea abalone between 2017 to 2018 was 20.787 percent.

The annual variation in the quantity of South Korea's abalone exports between 2017 and 2019 was 25.2 per cent compared to a variation of -8.84% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for South Korea abalone ( in '000$ )


South Korea ordered 797 tonnes of abalone in 2019.