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Japanese beer No.1 choice in South Korea
Published:  20 July, 2017

Japanese beer has topped import sales in South Korea for 2016 according to data published by The Korea Herald.

Japanese beer was ranked first with a 21.5% share in 2016, followed by German beer at 19.9% and then Belgium with 11.3%. Chinese beer accounted for 7.1% of the total imported product, while US beer did not feature in the list.

According to The Korea Herald, the popularity of imported beer has been ‘soaring’, accounting for 51.1% of it’s total beer sales this year. This figure has grown from 34.5% in 2015 and 40% in 2016.