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[Monitor] Agricultural shipments to China plummet amid THAAD row
Published : Aug 4, 2017 - 18:20
Updated : Aug 14, 2017 - 18:13


South Korea’s agricultural and fisheries shipments to China fell in July for the fourth consecutive month amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of a US anti-missile system here, data showed Friday.

South Korean agricultural and fisheries goods exported to China were estimated at $111 million in July, an 11.2 percent decrease from $125 million during the same period last year, according to data from the state-run Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp.

After posting 3.6 percent on-year growth in March, exports to China began falling in April, when South Korean companies started to face boycotts and regulatory inspections there.

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