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South Korea: 2021 Rice Production Update

On November 15, 2021, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) released a revised 2021 rice production estimate of 3.882 million metric tons (MMT), up an additional 1.6 percentage points from the initial rice production estimate in early September and up 10.7 percent from the previous year.
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South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Korea is in the process of revising its existing Living Modified Organism (LMO) Act to cover products of innovative biotechnologies, including genome edited products.
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South Korea: Grain and Feed Update

This report is an October 2021 update to the FAS Seoul Grain and Feed Annual released on March 31 and the Grain and Feed Update from June 27.
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South Korea: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

Korea’s 2021/22 pear production is projected to surge by nearly 40 percent, driven mostly by increased yields. Korean pear consumption is expected rise by a similar level. Fresh U.S. (and other origin) pear imports are not allowed under Korea’s existing phytosanitary regulations.
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South Korea: US Food Fairs Well in New Consumer Survey

In 2021 the U.S. Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Seoul, Korea partnered with Gallup Korea to survey Korean consumers views on imported and domestic food.
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South Korea: Exporter Guide

South Korea managed the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well, and consumer spending on food remained strong during the pandemic due to increased home eating.
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South Korea: Dairy and Products Annual

Domestic milk production is forecast to stay steady at just over 2 million tons in 2022. 2021 milk production is projected to drop to 2.03 million tons after reaching 2.88 million tons in 2020.
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South Korea: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The long-term outlook for South Korea’s Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional (HRI) sector is positive, with strong growth up until the COVID-19 pandemic.
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South Korea: Poultry and Products Annual

Korea's chicken production and consumption are projected to increase moderately in 2021 and 2022, as Korean broiler inventory recovers from HPAI related depopulation, and economic activity normalizes with increased COVID-19 vaccination rates. U.S. poultry exports to Korea remain limited.
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South Korea: Update on New Korean Dairy Certificate

This is an update to the Republic of Korea’s export certificate requirements for dairy products including those containing eggs such as ice cream.
On June 22, 2021, Korea announced an additional 36,000 MT temporary tariff rate quota (TRQ) for eggs and egg products in effect until December 31, 2021.
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South Korea: Grain and Feed Update

The FAS Seoul June 2021 Grain and Feed update covers changes to the Korean rice situation since the March 2021 Grain and Feed Annual report.