On June 29, 2022, the European Commission (EC) approved one genetically engineered (GE) crop (maize) for food and animal feed. The authorization was published in the European Union’s Official Journal on July 1, 2022 and remains valid for 10 years.
In March 2021, Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture announced his intention to allocate ISK 970 million ($7.5 million) in financial support for Icelandic sheep and cattle farmers.
On December 18, 2020, the European Commission published a Regulation eliminating EU customs duties for fresh and frozen lobsters from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2025.
On November 21, 2020, Canada announced conclusion of an interim trade agreement to mitigate possible trade disruption associated with the United Kingdom leaving the European Union...
On December 24, 2018, Korea issued an updated list of adjustment tariffs and voluntary tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for certain agricultural, forestry and fishery products....
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South Korea: KORUS FTA Orange TRQ Allocation Change

U.S. oranges coming into Korea from September 1- February 28 do so under a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) negotiated under the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).
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South Korea: Exporter Guide

South Korea’s imports of American food and agricultural products in 2018 through October totaled $7.9 billion, up 16.8 percent from the same period of the previous year.
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South Korea: Exporter Guide

South Korea’s imports of American food and agricultural products in 2017 through September totaled $6.3 billion, up 25 percent from the same period of the previous year.
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South Korea: Exporter Guide

Imports of American food and agricultural products into Korea in 2016 through September totaled $5.1 billion, down 11 percent from the previous year mainly due to reduced demand for basic...
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South Korea: Tree Nuts Market Brief Update 2016

The KORUS FTA (Free Trade Agreement) went into effect March of 2012, and the agreement’s elimination of tariffs for almonds and pistachios, as well as tariff reductions for walnuts...
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South Korea: 2016 Seafood Products Market Brief

In 2014, total Korean imports of seafood were $4.16 billion, up 16.7 percent from 2013 due to the increased demand and rising prices.
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South Korea: 2016 Potato Update

2015 Korean potato production decreased eight percent to 546,000 metric tons (MT) from 591,000 MT in 2014.