South Korea pork imports to slide from record high


The boom in South Korea’s pork imports, after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease prompted the culling of one-third of the country’s pig herd, is to go into a – limited – reverse next year. South Korea’s pork imports, whose jump to an estimated 580,000 tonnes this year has helped lift Chicago hog futures to all-time…

Rice output likely to fall sharply in South Korea


SEOUL (Commodity Online): Fast growing industrialization in South Korea is likely to its agriculture as country’s Rice production is likely to hit to ten year low this season. According to Korea Rural Economic Institute, South Korea’s rice production is forecast to hit a 10-year low this year due to shrinking farm land and lower yields…

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