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[Graphic News] Over 33,000 Korean restaurants across the world

By Nam Kyung-don
  • Published : Jan 25, 2018 - 19:05
  • Updated : Jan 25, 2018 - 19:05




The number of Korean restaurants worldwide, serving bibimbap, bulgogi and other Korean dishes, rose to 33,499 across 90 countries last year, according to a report published by the Korean Food Promotion Institute. The number increased 262 percent from 9,253 in 2009.

There were 15,985 restaurants in China, 9,238 in Japan and 3,293 in the US.

Taiwan, Indonesia, Europe and the Middle East also had a greater number of Korean restaurants last year compared to 2009.