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Pesticide Eggs: Wary Retailers Ban Sale of Belgian Products

Pesticide Eggs: Wary Retailers Ban Sale of Belgian Products

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The European Union’s recent acknowledgement that large-scale shipments of eggs from Belgium and the Netherlands may have been contaminated by a pesticide has stores and markets rethinking the sales value of Belgian waffles. The pesticide, Fipronil, is believed to be hazardous to humans. So far, Germany, England, Sweden, Switzerland [...]

China Emerges as S. Korea’s No. 2 Investment Destination

China Emerges as S. Korea’s No. 2 Investment Destination

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — China became South Korea’s second-largest investment destination last year, relegating the European Union (EU) to the third spot, central bank data showed Thursday. South Korea’s external investment, which includes stocks and bonds, reached US$716.6 billion at the end of last year, up $95.5 billion from the previous year, according to [...]