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Korean-made Test Kits Go Big Overseas amid New Coronavirus Pandemic

Korean-made Test Kits Go Big Overseas amid New Coronavirus Pandemic

SEOUL, March 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean-made virus test kits are increasing their presence in overseas markets, industry observers said Thursday, as demand for diagnostic tools to fight the new coronavirus accelerates in many virus-hit countries. According to Seoul’s foreign ministry, 47 countries have so far asked about importing South Korean-made coronavirus test kits, [...]

Exports of Processed Rice Goods Up 20 pct in 2019

Exports of Processed Rice Goods Up 20 pct in 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s outbound shipments of processed rice products shot up last year amid the booming popularity of Korean dramas, K-pop and other cultural assets abroad, data showed Thursday. Exports of these products reached US$106 million in 2019, marking a sharp rise from $89 million posted a year earlier, according [...]

Beauty Goods Exports to Japan Up Nearly 30 pct Despite Trade Row

Beauty Goods Exports to Japan Up Nearly 30 pct Despite Trade Row

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Japan advanced nearly 30 percent in the first 11 months of last year, data showed Sunday, despite the ongoing bilateral trade row stemming from their shared history. Asia’s No. 4 economy shipped US$370 million worth of beauty products to Japan in the [...]