Korean food firms will take part in an annual international food exhibition in Japan to bolster exports to the neighboring country, the agricultural ministry said Monday.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said 88 local companies will be present at the four-day Foodex Japan 2016 that kicks off on Tuesday in Tokyo.
|Korean booths at Foodex Japan 2015 (Yonhap)|
In 2015, Korea's food shipments to its neighbor sank 11.9 percent to $183.3 million, while the country's entire exports of agricultural products slipped 1.2 percent to $6.1 billion. (Yonhap)