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South Korea: Retail Foods

The outlook for U.S. products in the Korean retail industry is excellent for a wide range of products.
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Japan: Most USJTA TRQs Underfilled in JFY 2020

This report provides data on TRQ allocation and fill rates, together with out-of-quota imports observed during the last fiscal year.
On January 29, the Japanese government announced that it would reduce planned imports of butter to 6,400 metric tons (MT) in Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2021 from 14,000 MT the previous year...
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South Korea: Korea Cheese Market Brief

The cheese market is expected to continue to grow as cheese becomes increasingly integrated in Korea’s dietary culture.
The Korean the ice cream market totaled $1.3 billion in 2019, down 20% from 2016.
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South Korea: Korea Butter Market Brief

Butter consumption in Korea has been steadily increasing as the Korean diet has grown more westernized.
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) and the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR) notified revisions to the National Food Safety Standard: Milk Powder (GB19644-xxxx) to the WTO...
On September 14, 2020, China notified the National Food Safety Standard on Modified Milk (GB 25191-XXXX) (Draft Standard for Comments) to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1166.
On September 14, 2020, China notified the National Food Safety Standard on Fermented Milk (GB 19302-XXXX) (Draft Standard for Comments) to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1167.
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Indonesia: Retail Foods

Indonesia’s grocery retail sector is the largest in Southeast Asia, reaching $115 billion in sales in 2019.
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.