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Korea's imports of Japanese fishery goods on rise

South Korea’s imports of Japanese fishery products increased on-year in 2015, data showed Sunday, marking the first rise since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident sparked contamination concerns. According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, the country’s imports of Japanese fishery products came to 38,724 tons, up 17.9 percent from a year earlier. After posting 84,018 tons in 2011, the figure dropped to a low of 32,844 tons in 2014. A devastating earthquake off the east coast [...]

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