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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
South Korea to check US beef export facilities
The government of South Korea will be releasing an inspection team on June 17 to have a comprehensive examination on the beef exporting facilities of the US. Korea's Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MIFAFF) and the US ...
Monday, May 14, 2012
South Korea continues to buy US Beef
After investigations showed no imminent threat to the health and safety of the public, the South Korean government on Friday (May 11) reiterated that it will continue to import US beef. The Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishe ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
South Korea suspends US beef imports on mad cow disease
A resolution has been unanimously passed Tuesday (May 1) by the Food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries Committee of South Korea's National Assembly, calling for the suspension of US beef imports following the latest outbreak of bovine s ...
Monday, April 30, 2012
South Korea will not stop US beef customs clearance
April 30, 2012 South Korea will not stop US beef customs clearance   Despite confirmation of a new mad cow case in California, South Korea does not have plans to halt customs clearance of US beef, the country's farm minister said Friday (Ap ...
Friday, April 27, 2012
South Korea to pursue US beef imports despite mad cow fear
April 27, 2012 South Korea to pursue US beef imports despite mad cow fear Despite the reported case of mad cow disease in California, South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Thursday (Apr 26) defended its decision not to immediat ...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
South Korea to stop beef imports from US
South Korea will stop customs clearance of US beef imports after receiving news on confirmed case of mad cow disease in US, according to its agriculture ministry official. Meanwhile, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries i ...
Monday, April 16, 2012
South Korea's beef cattle down in Q1
As farmers gave up raising cattle due to a prolonged fall in beef prices, South Korea saw a decrease in the number of beef cattle for the first three months this year, government data showed Friday (Apr 13). The number of Hanwoo and beef ca ...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Unsuccessful Australia, South Korea trade talks upset beef industry
A disaster for Australia's beef exporters was the result of Australia's failure to reach a free trade agreement with South Korea. Negotiations with South Korea haven't concluded but the fact that an FTA hasn't already been signed is "a tota ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
South Korea to slowly reduce tax on US beef, pork imports
March 1, 2012 South Korea to slowly reduce tax on US beef, pork imports After the Korea-US Free-Trade Agreement kicks in on March 15, South Korea will begin to phase out the 40% tariff on imported beef for US beef imports, over a period of ...
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Australia gains 50% of South Korea's imported beef market for 2011
February 2, 2012 Australia gains 50% of South Korea's imported beef market for 2011 Australian beef dominates 50% market share of South Korea's imported beef market after the latter imported 152,721 tonnes of Australian beef in 2011.  Total ...
Monday, January 23, 2012
South Korea removes import ban on Canadian beef
January 23, 2012 South Korea removes import ban on Canadian beef Cattle below 30 months of age will now be accepted by South Korea as it lifted its nine-year import ban on Canadian beef on Friday (Jan 20), Canada's agriculture and trade min ...
Thursday, January 12, 2012
South Korea to announce beef distribution probe results
January 12, 2012 South Korea to announce beef distribution probe results   Amid suspicions that meat's prices remain unusually high due to the industry's distorted distribution structure, South Korea's antitrust watchdog will announce its i ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
South Korea's 2011 beef producer price index hits 14-year low
January 11, 2012 South Korea's 2011 beef producer price index hits 14-year low The producer price index for beef in South Korea that indicates auction prices of beef cattle and Hanwoo cattle (Korea's native cattle breed) dropped to a 14-yea ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
South Korea to commence beef export in coming years
January 11, 2012 South Korea to commence beef export in coming years   As part of South Korea's efforts to help stabilise prices, the country will seek to begin exporting beef in a few years, the agriculture minister said Tuesday (Jan 10). ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Canada: Restored access for beef to South Korea
January 4, 2012 Canada: Restored access for beef to South Korea   A critical step will be taken towards restoring access for Canadian beef to South Korea, according to an announcement from Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, and International ...

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