South Korea lettuce export quantities

The volume of lettuce shipped by South Korea in 2020 was 1,307 metric tonnes. In 2019 South Korea sold 2,815 tonnes of lettuce. For the year 2019 alone, the market for South Korea lettuce (vegetables category) has surged, changing by 311.55 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, lettuce's exports grew by 47.85 percent bringing the nation US$3.41m for the year 2019. South Korea's lettuce exports are classified as:

  • Fresh or chilled lettuce (excluding cabbage lettuce) (HS code 070519)
  • Fresh or chilled cabbage lettuce (HS code 070511)


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South Korea lettuce export values

In 2019, South Korea supplied lettuce costing 3.41m USD, an increase of 197.30% from 2018's total lettuce export of 1.147m USD. The yearly growth in value of South Korea lettuce between 2017 to 2018 was -54.556 pc.

The annual/yearly variation in the quantity of South Korea's lettuce exports between 2017 and 2019 was 47.85 percent compared to a variation of 311.55% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Korea's leading destinations for lettuce are Japan, US, Australia, Singapore and Mongolia.


South Korea imported 14,540 tonnes of lettuce in 2019.


The production of lettuce in South Korea was 183,294 tonnes in 2019 and is predicted to change by an average of -2.03%. The country had an estimated 7,454.00 hectares under lettuce cultivation.