South Korea bonito fish export quantities

The amount of bonito fish shipped by South Korea in 2020 was 140,749 metric tons. In 2019 South Korea exported 175,070 tonnes of bonito fish. Across 2019 alone, the interest in South Korea bonito fish (fish category) has climbed, with a change of 12.56 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, bonito fish's exports grew by 51.86 pc earning the nation US$182.47m for the year 2019. South Korea's bonito fish exports are categorised as:

  • Prepared or preserved tunas, skipjack and Atlantic bonito, whole or in pieces (excluding minced) (HS code 160414)
  • Frozen skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito "Euthynnus -Katsuwonus- pelamis" (HS code 030343)
  • Fresh or chilled skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito (HS code 030233)


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South Korea bonito fish export values

In 2019, South Korea supplied bonito fish worth 182.47m USD, a drop of -12.95% from 2018's total bonito fish export of 209.609m USD. The yearly reduction in value of South Korea bonito fish between 2017 to 2018 was 10.375 pc.

The annual/yearly variation in the quantity of South Korea's bonito fish exports between 2017 and 2019 was 51.86 per cent in comparison to a variation of 12.56% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for South Korea bonito fish ( in '000$ )


South Korea purchased 2,170 tonnes of bonito fish in 2019.