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May 30, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
April 9, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
February 26, 2019
This report provides updates on certificates for fresh and frozen poultry products, clarification on certificates for ice cream products containing eggs and document requirements for agriculture....
September 7, 2018
In Marketing Year (MY) 2019 (January – December), Korea’s chicken production is projected to increase about 2.4 percent to 932,000 metric tons (MT) from 910,000 MT in MY 2018....
March 16, 2018
A temporary crisis in egg supply in 2017 created an opportunity for U.S. eggs to enter the Korean market.
January 19, 2018
Updates on certificates for shell eggs and egg products, temperatures of egg products and document requirements for processed food products to be exempt from mandatory biotech labeling requirements.
December 19, 2017
Several categories of U.S. food and agricultural exports to South Korea saw significant growth in fiscal year 2017 (Oct/Sept).
September 5, 2017
After a difficult year in 2017 caused by a long-lasting Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak in Korea, Post projects that production will rebound in marketing year (MY) 2018....
August 29, 2017
This is a policy update for poultry, poultry products and eggs destined for the Republic of Korea.
January 17, 2017
In the final stages of a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak that has resulted in the culling of over 30 million birds, South Korea has opened its market for the first time...
January 11, 2017
The Ministry of Food & Drug Safety (MFDS) implemented the Special Act on Safety Management of Imported Food (hereinafter referred to as the Special Act) on February 4, 2016.
January 11, 2017
The updates include the preregistration of foreign food facilities and livestock establishments including egg and dairy plants, a mandatory review of certification body for certification marks...
December 20, 2016
On November 16, 2016, South Korea reported an outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N6 that has since continued to spread rapidly.
September 16, 2016
The Korean poultry market is expected to continue to expand in 2017, with increases in production and imports increasing to meet growing popularity of chicken products.
September 3, 2015
In Marketing Year (MY) 2016, chicken production is forecast to increase slightly by two percent to 848,000 MT from 832,000 MT in MY 2015, due to higher parent stock (PS) and broiler inventories....
March 26, 2015
The Korean government has expended considerable resources in an effort to contain Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) in swine and cattle as well as High Pathogen Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry farms.
February 11, 2015
U.S. exports to the Republic of Korea (ROK) for Consumer Oriented products finished the year at a record high based on data through December 2014 at $3.5 Billion.
January 16, 2015
The Korean government is responding to several recent cases of HPAI in duck and chicken populations in order to contain the spread of the disease.
September 3, 2014
Chicken production is expected to increase 5.1 percent to 746,000 MT in 2014 and to 753,000 MT in 2015 due to greater broiler chick production and higher parental stock inventory.