South Korea watermelon export quantities

The volume of watermelon shipped by South Korea in 2020 was 2,800 metric tonnes. In 2019 South Korea shipped 1,712 tonnes of watermelon. For 2019 alone, the demand for South Korea watermelon (fruits category) has reduced, recording a change of -20.149 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, watermelon's exports increased by 0.47 percent netting the exporter US$3.49m for the year 2019. South Korea's watermelon exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh watermelons (HS code 080711)


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South Korea watermelon export values

In 2019, South Korea supplied watermelon valued at 3.49m USD, a decrease of -12.75% from 2018's total watermelon export of 4m USD. The yearly change in value of South Korea watermelon between 2017 to 2018 was 45.773 per cent.

The yearly variation in the volume of South Korea's watermelon exports between 2017 and 2019 was 0.47 percent when compared to a variation of -20.149% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


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

South Korea's best performing destinations for watermelon are Hong Kong, Japan, Mongolia, Russia and Malaysia.


South Korea imported 904 tonnes of watermelon in 2019.


The production of watermelon in South Korea was 2,566,500 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 5.68%. The country had approximately 64,124.00 hectares under watermelon cultivation.