South Korea walnuts export quantities

The amount of walnuts sold by South Korea in 2020 was 24 tons. In 2019 South Korea sold 30 tonnes of walnuts. In 2019 alone, the market for South Korea walnuts (nuts category) has gone down, changing by -23.077 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, walnuts' exports reduced by -11.76 percent netting the nation US$0.20m for the year 2019. South Korea's walnuts exports are classified as:

  • Fresh or dried walnuts, in shell (HS code 080231)
  • Fresh or dried walnuts, shelled (HS code 080232)


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South Korea walnuts export values

In 2019, South Korea shipped walnuts costing 0.20m USD, a contraction of -32.66% from 2018's total walnuts export of 0.297m USD. The yearly reduction in value of South Korea walnuts between 2017 to 2018 was 3.846 percent.

The per year change in the amount of South Korea's walnuts exports between 2017 and 2019 was -11.76 percent when compared to a variation of -23.077% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Korea's portion of the world's total walnuts' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked number 37 in world exports of walnuts.


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

South Korea's top destinations for walnuts are United Arab Emirates (UAE), Japan, Mongolia, Thailand and Hong Kong.


Import/Export Trends

South Korea is a net importer of walnuts. The annual growth of South Korea walnuts in value between 2015 to 2019 was 158%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was 33%, per annum.

South Korea purchased 12,826 tonnes of walnuts in 2019.


The production of walnuts in South Korea was 2,262 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 0.53%. The country had approximately 1,154.00 hectares under walnuts cultivation.