South Korea dates export quantities

The volume of dates exported by South Korea in 2020 was 4 tonnes. In 2019 South Korea exported 7 tonnes of dates. Across 2019 alone, the interest in South Korea dates (fruits category) has escalated, recording a change of 40 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, dates' exports grew by 75% netting the exporter US$0.04m for the year 2019. South Korea's dates exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or dried dates (HS code 080410)


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South Korea dates export values

In 2019, South Korea sold dates costing 0.04m USD, an increment of 8.11% from 2018's total dates export of 0.037m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Korea dates between 2017 to 2018 was 19.355 pc.

The yearly change in the volume of South Korea's dates exports between 2017 and 2019 was 75% when compared to a variation of 40% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Korea's stake of the world's total dates' exports in 2019 was 11.1 per cent. South Korea holds number 3 in world exports of dates.


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

South Korea's top destinations for dates are Hong Kong, Singapore and Mongolia.


Import/Export Trends

South Korea is a net exporter of dates. The annual growth of South Korea dates in value between 2015 to 2019 was 5%, per year, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was 3%, per annum.

South Korea brought in 473 tonnes of dates in 2019.