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Korean Mackerel More Competitive with Norwegian Drop in Production

Korean Mackerel More Competitive with Norwegian Drop in Production

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean fishery industry is hoping that Korean mackerel will benefit from recent price hikes for Norwegian mackerel due to a drop in production. The Korea Maritime Institute announced on Wednesday that imports of popular Norwegian mackerel had dropped to 15,325 tons between November and March, which was [...]

Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – The local market for mackerel, one of the most popular fish in Korea, is being invaded by fish from Norway with waning catch from local waters.  According to Statistics Korea, $20.32 million worth of mackerel (10,789 tons) was imported from the Scandinavian country in January and February, up by [...]

Mackerel Prices Drop after Government Labels Them as ‘Pollutants’

Mackerel Prices Drop after Government Labels Them as ‘Pollutants’

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid concerns over worsening airborne fine dust in Korea, the Ministry of Environment released a statement on May 23 that grilling mackerel indoors creates 30 times the fine dust compared to a ‘poor’ fine dust day. Mackerel is one of the most consumed fish in Korea. Following the statement, however, [...]