Vietnam is the third largest mango supply market for Korea, but imports from Vietnam only account for 5.8% of total mango imports.
The Import-Export Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade) quoted statistics from the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) as saying that Korea’s imports of mangoes (HS 08045020) in the first three months of 2023 reached 8,000. tons, worth 36.4 million USD.
In which, Peru is the largest mango supply market for Korea, reaching 5.1 thousand tons, worth 25.7 million USD; followed by the Thai market with 2.3 thousand tons, worth US$7.8 million. Vietnam is the third largest mango supply market for Korea, but imports from Vietnam only account for 5.8% of total mango imports.
There is still a lot of market space, which is an opportunity for mango exporters to boost exports to the Korean market in the near future. Besides, the effective utilization of the Free Trade Agreements that Vietnam has signed with the Republic of Korea also brings positive results. In order to promote the export of mangoes to Korea, exporters need to pay attention to Korean consumers to put the safety of agricultural products and food on top, then the quality, taste, and appearance. outside and price. Korea is considered the market that applies the most stringent regulations in Asia on conditions for imported agricultural products.