The Republic of Korea (Korea) is a developed Asian country with a global presence in high-tech, automobile, and electronics industries. Korea is an industrial powerhouse with a skilled labor force.
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Australia: Retail Foods

Health, wellness, and the environment continue to be key purchasing factors for Australian consumers.
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Hong Kong: Macau Food Retail Industry

In 2019, Macau’s retail food sector sales rose 7.3 percent to US$613 million, a positive growth trend forecast to continue, especially in segments where U.S. products have strong prospects...
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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.
Agricultural trade with Taiwan is being impacted by new quarantine measures, port closures, vessel delays, and suspended flights as U.S. agribusiness exporters struggle to find available space....
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Japan: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
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New Zealand: Exporter Guide

New Zealand imported a record number US$ 535 million of food and agricultural products from the United States in 2018, representing approximately 10 percent of total food imports.
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Singapore: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Singapore has a highly developed and competitive hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) industry that is fueled by robust tourism and consumer spending.
Cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) provides U.S. exporters with a growing retail channel to reach Chinese consumers.
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Singapore: Retail Foods

The Singapore food retail sector is highly developed and competitive.
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Japan: Japanese Consumption Tax Increased to 10 Percent

On October 1, 2019 Japan raised the consumption tax for most goods and services from 8 to 10 percent.