South Korea's Beauty Trade Surplus Hit A Record High

- Oct 17, 2019-

South Korea's beauty trade surplus hit an all-time high last year, thanks to continued demand from China and other Asian countries, according to government data.

South Korea has run a surplus in the past four years, with China its biggest market. Hong Kong, the us and Japan are the main destinations, with exports to emerging markets such as Indonesia and Kazakhstan growing rapidly year-on-year in 2018.

Amorepacific topped the list of leading export companies, followed by LG home and healthcare and Age’s industries.