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S. Korea’s Imports of Vietnamese Farm Products Jump 34 pct After 2015 Free Trade Deal

S. Korea’s Imports of Vietnamese Farm Products Jump 34 pct After 2015 Free Trade Deal

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s imports of Vietnamese agricultural and livestock products jumped 34 percent two years after the two nations’ bilateral free trade deal came into force, data showed Sunday. Two-way trade between the two countries has risen since the deal went into effect in December 2015, making Vietnam the fourth-largest [...]

Once a Job Creator, Dead Leaves Now a Nuisance

Once a Job Creator, Dead Leaves Now a Nuisance

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Until last year, Seoul’s Yeongdeungpo District collected the fallen leaves on the ground and converted them into compost.  As part of a project launched in 2015, the district office considered the idea to be a three-pronged approach: it would reduce the amount of dead vegetation requiring disposal, reduce the [...]

Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

Nonghyup to Sell Korean Pork, Beef from Vending Machine

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean agricultural cooperative is pushing to introduce a vending machine selling livestock products, such as pork and beef, targeting the increasing number of single-person households in the country, industry sources said Friday. The National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, known as Nonghyup here, will first showcase the dispenser at [...]