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Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – The local market for mackerel, one of the most popular fish in Korea, is being invaded by fish from Norway with waning catch from local waters.  According to Statistics Korea, $20.32 million worth of mackerel (10,789 tons) was imported from the Scandinavian country in January and February, up by [...]

Korean Fish Farmers Use Smartphones to Boost Efficiency

Korean Fish Farmers Use Smartphones to Boost Efficiency

TONGYEONG, South Korea, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A smartphone-based fishing ground management system has become the next big thing for fish farm owners in Tongyeong, a coastal city in South Gyeongsang Province.  According to the city government, the system was first introduced to local fish farmers in January of this year, and has so [...]

KIPO Selects 60 Promising Technologies Based on Patent Big Data

KIPO Selects 60 Promising Technologies Based on Patent Big Data

SEOUL, Dec.4 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Intellectual Property Office held on December 3 a conference to predict promising technologies for the future based on the analysis on patent big data. In the conference at GS Tower in Seoul’s Gangnam, as many as 400 officials from industry, academia, and research institutes participated. The 60 promising technologies gathered from [...]