South Korea ranks first among the export destinations of China's garlic stems

The export of garlic stems in China hit a six-year high in July

China is the world's leading producer, consumer, and exporter of garlic. A garlic stem is an appendage of garlic. China exports more than 20,000 tons of garlic stems every year, mainly to Asian countries. China's garlic stem exports hit a six-year high in July.

China's total garlic stem exports were 3,067.17 tons in July 2022, an increase of 17.39% month-on-month and 33.90% year-on-year. In July, garlic stem exports achieved a double increase year-on-year. The peak export season of garlic stems is from July to September, and the foreign demand for garlic stems keeps increasing during this period. The garlic stem exports this year hit a new high in 6 years.

In July 2022, China's total value of exported garlic stems amounted to US$5.6872 million, an increase of US$830.9 million or 17.11% from the previous month. It increased by $1.4559 million, or 39.86%, year on year.

South Korea ranks first among the export destinations of China's garlic stems
In July 2022, China exported garlic stems to 25 countries, among which the export volume to South Korea ranked first, followed by Japan and Spain. In July, South Korea imported 966.69 tons of garlic stems from China, accounting for 31.52% of the total export in China. Japan imported 836.99 tons of garlic stems, accounting for 27.29% of the total. Spain imported 322.5 tons, accounting for 10.51%.

Shandong Province and Yunnan Province are the main provinces for the export of garlic stems
Among China's garlic stem export provinces, Shandong Province accounts for more than 70%, ranking first. In July 2022, the main export provinces of garlic stems in China were Shandong Province, Yunnan Province, and Hunan Province. Among them, Shandong Province's export volume was 2,168.51 tons in July, accounting for 70.70%. Yunnan Province's total export volume was 2.3037 million tons in July, accounting for 7.51%. Hunan Province's export volume was 214.74 tons, accounting for 7%.

Source: Mysteel


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