SOUTH KOREA: Cautious relaunch for pork exports to Japan
After a gap of two years, South Korea has begun exporting pork again, although on a small scale. Only meat produced on the southern island of Cheju is being exported, the South Korean agriculture ministry said yesterday [Monday]. Exports were put on ice at the beginning of 2000 when an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle prompted import bans from Japan, which buys nearly all of South Korea's pork exports.
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