Several categories of U.S. food and agricultural exports to South Korea saw significant growth in fiscal year 2017 (Oct/Sept). Local economic growth, U.S production conditions, local consumer preferences and KORUS-related access benefits all played varying roles in this growth. The analysis in this report highlights the major drivers in export growth in several key commodities. 

South Korea: Growth in U.S. Ag Exports to Korea Outpaces the Rest of East Asia