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Researchers Pave Way for Export of Rice Cakes with New Preservation Tech

Researchers Pave Way for Export of Rice Cakes with New Preservation Tech

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s agricultural promotion agency said Tuesday that it has teamed up with a local university to find ways to preserve rice cakes for up to eight months, paving the way to expand exports. The Rural Development Administration and Kangwon National University said they have found ways to preserve [...]

S. Korean ‘Smart Farm Packages’ Exported to Central Asia

S. Korean ‘Smart Farm Packages’ Exported to Central Asia

SEJONG, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization and Transfer announced on Tuesday it is now exporting ‘smart farm packages’ comprised of the equipment, materials, and plants needed for starting a smart farm, to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and other Central Asian countries. The foundation signed a 4.7 billion won (US$4.2 million) deal [...]

S. Korea’s Steel Exports to U.S. Drop by Bigger Margin than Rivals

S. Korea’s Steel Exports to U.S. Drop by Bigger Margin than Rivals

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s steel exports to the United States last year, regulated by a quota, fell more than those by key rivals China and Japan that were subject to higher tariffs, analyzed data indicated Tuesday. According to the analysis by the Washington office of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), [...]

North Jeolla’s Seaweed Accounts for Majority of Regional Exports

North Jeolla’s Seaweed Accounts for Majority of Regional Exports

JEONJU, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Agricultural and fish products from North Jeolla Province have, for the very first time, surpassed US$300 million in exports last year, one-third of which were attributed to the province’s signature seaweed. North Jeolla Province reported US$318 million in agricultural and fish exports last year, which was a 41.5 percent [...]