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Korea Imports More Bottled Water in 2009

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SEOUL

South Korean imports of bottled water rose last year amid increasing consumer demand for European water brands, according to a report by the Korea Customs Office. The report found that South Korea imported a total of $6.6 million USD worth of bottled water last year, up 15 percent from the previous year.

Bottled water imports have risen steadily over the past few years.