Here’s How Much Money Korea Makes From Selling Ramen To The USA

Ramen is life.

South Korea made a record amount of money last year selling ramen to foreign countries.

In 2017, the nation exported a total of $381 million worth of ramen to foreign countries.

In comparison, South Korea only imported $3.86 million of ramen into the country.

The country with the most exports was China, with 27.1% of ramen going there from Korea, followed by the United States (10.8%), Japan (6.7%), Taiwan (5.5%) and Thailand (5.0%).

No matter where you are in the world, you can always count on Korean ramen to be there!