Dutch imports into Korea continue to rise

In the past few years, the import of cut flowers from the Netherlands into Korea has increased and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years.

Dutch flower exporters have enjoyed benefits since the Korea-EU free trade agreement took effect six years ago. Not only from the Netherlands but also from other third countries, the amount of imported cut flowers is increasing. Demand is rising among Korean individual consumers as well as hotels demanding diverse high quality flowers. The below statistics show the increasing cut flower import.


Import of cut flowers into Korea by year


Top 10 exporters of cut flowers into Korea in 2016
 

Main cut-flower crops imported into Korea in 2016






Flower market of Express bus terminal, the largest local flower wholesale market in Korea has various imported cut flowers from South Africa, Colombia and the Netherlands.

List of Korean cut flower importers is available upon request from the Agriculture department of the embassy in South Korea. (SEO-LNV@minbuza.nl)

Source: Agroberichten Buitenland

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