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Number of Farmers, Fishermen Continues to Fall in S. Korea

Number of Farmers, Fishermen Continues to Fall in S. Korea

SEJONG, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Koreans in the agrofisheries sector is continuing to decrease amid a rapid aging and urbanization trend in the country, government data showed Friday. Households engaging in the farming business totaled 1.04 million last year, down 2.5 percent from 1.07 million tallied a year ago, according [...]

Number of Farmers, Fishermen Continues to Fall in S. Korea

Number of Farmers, Fishermen Continues to Fall in S. Korea

SEJONG, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of South Koreans in the agrofisheries sector continued to decrease amid a rapid aging and urbanization trend in the country, government data showed Friday. Households engaging in the farming business totaled 1.07 million last year, down 1.9 percent from 1.09 million tallied a year ago, according to [...]

S. Korea’s Food Imports Surge on Greater Demand

S. Korea’s Food Imports Surge on Greater Demand

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s food imports have been rising sharply in recent years mainly due to increased consumer demand for more diverse products, data showed Wednesday. Asia’s fourth-largest economy posted 554,177 import reports of processed food and agrofisheries products in 2014, up 25.5 percent from 441,530 shipments tallied for the whole [...]