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14 December 2010
View news from Korea, South More FMD in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
09 December 2010
View news from Korea, South 29 New FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported twenty-nine reports of foot and mouth disease in Andong City, affecting cattle and pigs....
02 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea Culls Diseased Animals
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has began culling more than 55,000 animals in an attempt to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth (FMD)disease in the country....
View news from Korea, South Foot-and-Mouth Disease Spreading Fast
SOUTH KOREA - Three more cattle farms in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, were found to have been infected with the deadly foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, sparking fears that livestock farms in other parts of the country could be hit by the highly...
View news from Korea, South More FMD Cases Found; Prices of Beef and Pork Fall
SOUTH KOREA - The prices of beef and pork have fallen due to the news of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) being found at several more farms....
01 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korean Cattle Now Under FMD Threat
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, but this time, the affected population consists of cattle....
17 November 2010
View news from Korea, South Govt Officials Confident About FTA Fine-tuning
SOUTH KOREA - Government officials expressed confidence in the fine-tuning of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States and said that an accord will eventually be reached, though the process could take more time than expected. ...
27 August 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports Remain High
KOREA - Korean beef imports maintained their momentum during July, jumping 21 per cent year-on-year, to 21,575 tonnes swt, with shipments for the first seven months of 2010 up 21 per cent on 2009 levels, at 146,244 tonnes swt. ...
16 July 2010
View news from Korea, South Korea Delays Beef Talks With Canada
SOUTH KOREA - Bilateral talks between Korea and Canada to be held on 13 July this year to discuss the resumption of Canadian beef imports into Korea were unexpectedly delayed....
02 July 2010
View news from Korea, South Economic Growth To Spur Korean Meat Demand
SOUTH KOREA - Demand for feed corn in South Korea, the world's third largest corn buyer, is expected to increase five per cent in 2010, as the continued economic recovery boosts meat consumption, according to Nonghyup Feed Inc....
23 June 2010
View news from Korea, South No More FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Republic of Korea reports that there have been no further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the country....
09 June 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Cattle Slaughter Falls After Five Year Growth
KOREA - Korean cattle slaughter totalled 252,318 head during the first four months of 2010 - a decline of 12 per cent compared to the same period in 2009. With the decline in domestic beef production, demand for imported beef surged, rising 16 per cent...
07 June 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Breaks Out in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle....
04 June 2010
View news from Korea, South Unchanged Conditions in Korean Wholesale Market
SOUTH KOREA - Similar to last week, Australian beef exporters reported on steady to slower demand from Korean traders this week, according to Meat and Livestock Australia. ...
11 May 2010
View news from Korea, South One More FMD Outbreak In South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - A further outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been confirmed in South Korea....
23 April 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Wholesale Market Struggles With Rib Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean market reported another tough week for its most wanted item – short ribs. Prices for imported short rib have surged since the beginning 2010, primarily due to falling supplies. ...
16 April 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Not Stopping Korean Beef Demand
SOUTH KOREA - One week before the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Ganghwa, Korean prices for cattle and pig carcases dropped slightly, but picked up since then, despite the infectious disease....
14 April 2010
View news from Korea, South Korea On High Alert After New FMD Cases
KOREA - Authorities in South Korea have notified the World Health Organisation of a new case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) - 16 days after the country was declared free of the disease. ...
09 April 2010
View news from Korea, South Cows and Pigs Killed in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea is slaughtering more than 2,500 cows and pigs after foot-and-mouth disease was detected at a farm. ...
05 March 2010
View news from Korea, South Traders Struggle to Satisfy Korean Beef Demand
KOREA - Australia’s beef traders reported on solid demand and strong prices from Korea this week, but were at times unable to capitalise on this demand due to the lack of beef supply. This resulted in low beef trading among Korean wholesalers....
25 February 2010
View news from Korea, South Korea Not Yet Declaring End of Foot-and-Mouth Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government has said it will that it will delay declaring an end to the livestock foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Korea for about a month to prevent a recurrence of the highly contagious disease. ...
19 January 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea FMD Update
SOUTH KOREA - An update on the second foot and mouth outbreak announced in South Korea on 13 January 2010....
14 January 2010
View news from Korea, South Second Foot and Mouth Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported on Thursday another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in a local cattle farm, about a week after the first outbreak in eight years, the government said. ...
12 January 2010
View news from Korea, South Five Markets Close Over Foot-and-Mouth Disease
SOUTH KOREA - Five cattle markets in South Korea on Monday decided to close indefinitely following the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the country....
11 January 2010
View news from Korea, South Price of 'Hanwoo' Hits Record High in Q4
SOUTH KOREA - Prices for a head of domestically raised beef cattle hit a record high in the fourth quarter of last year due to a surge in demand. ...
10 December 2009
View news from Korea, South US Beef Campaign In South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) this week unveiled a multimedia advertising campaign with a “women-to-women” theme designed to raise the visibility of US beef among South Korean consumers and counteract persistent negative images...
01 December 2009
View news from Korea, South Korean Cattle Slaughter Tumbles After Chuseok
KOREA - In September, total Korean cattle slaughter rose 74 per cent on August this year and 69 per cent on the same month last year in anticipation of increased beef demand for Chuseok. ...
20 October 2009
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports - Highest Since Early 2008
SOUTH KOREA - In September this year (one month before Chuseok), Korea imported the highest volume of beef since January 2008, totalling 21,750 tonnes swt. ...
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