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Demand for Processed Rice Products Up 11 pct in 2019

Demand for Processed Rice Products Up 11 pct in 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Local retail sales of processed rice products shot up nearly 11 percent in 2019 from a year earlier due to the growing demand from single-member households while more people opt for convenient meals, data showed Thursday. Retail sales of processed rice products, including ready-to-eat steamed rice, porridge, and noodles, [...]

S. Korea’s Rechargeable Battery Exports Gain for 5th Year in 2020

S. Korea’s Rechargeable Battery Exports Gain for 5th Year in 2020

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of rechargeable batteries rose for the fifth consecutive year in 2020 despite the coronavirus impact, data showed Monday. Overseas shipments of rechargeable batteries came to 7.2 trillion won (US$6.6 billion) last year, up 2.9 percent from the previous year, according to the data from the industry [...]