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Agro-exports rose 15 % in S.Chungcheong Pro. amid the coronavirus woes


According to Yonhap News,


South Chungcheong Province announced on Apr. 21 that the total amount of province’s agro-export hit almost USD 116 million in the first quarter of this year even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The figure is 15 percent up year on year (USD 110 million).
The exports turned out to come largely from supplements such as ginseng, known as immunity booster, as people fearful of the deadly virus have lead to a spike in demand for the products. Yoy export of ginseng products, in particular, has soared by 153 percent.


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Source: Yonhap News (Apr. 21 , 2020)


** This article was translated from Korean.
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