◈ In September 2020, agri-food exports were driven by USD 466 million of ramen and USD 19 million of kimchi
ㅇ Ramen rose by 36.3% year-over-year, driven by Hallyu effect and increased demand for convenience foods during COVID-19 situation
ㅇ Kimchi rose 38.5% year-on-year due to interest in fermented foods that enhance immunity during COVID-19 situation
ㅇ Planning to support shared growth through promotion of the food culture of eating ramen and kimchi together and selling them in bundles
◈ These indicators are deemed to contribute to the rebound of the Korean economy.