In pics: Cheong-Kwan-Jang ginseng factory in South Korea

A worker trims Korean ginsengs at Cheong-Kwan-Jang ginseng factory in Buyeo County of South Chungcheong Province, South Korea, May 30, 2018. According to the latest statistics of the South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural affairs, the country’s ginseng exports value reached 158.39 million U.S. dollars in 2017, an 18.7 percent growth on a year-on-year basis. The typical production process for world-renowned Korean ginsengs mainly includes cleaning, steaming, filtering, trimming and compacting. (Xinhua/Wang Jingqiang)