South Korea fish fins export quantities

The quantity of fish fins exported by South Korea in 2020 was 65 tons. In 2019 South Korea sold 53 tonnes of fish fins. For 2019 alone, the market for South Korea fish fins (fish category) has improved, flactuating by 3.922 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, fish fins' exports increased by 76.67 percent netting the exporter US$0.64m for the year 2019. South Korea's fish fins exports are categorised as:

  • Fish fins and other edible fish offal, smoked, dried, salted or in brine (excluding heads, tails, maws and shark fins) (HS code 030579)


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South Korea fish fins export values

In 2019, South Korea exported fish fins with a value of 0.64m USD, an increase of 13.88% from 2018's total fish fins export of 0.562m USD. The yearly increase in value of South Korea fish fins between 2017 to 2018 was 76.73 pc.

The per year variation in the quantity of South Korea's fish fins exports between 2017 and 2019 was 76.67% compared to a variation of 3.922% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

South Korea's stake of the world's total fish fins' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. South Korea is ranked position 48 in world exports of fish fins.


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


Import/Export Trends

South Korea is a net importer of fish fins. The annual growth of South Korea fish fins in value between 2015 to 2019 was -29%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was %, per annum.

South Korea purchased 453 tonnes of fish fins in 2019.