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S. Korea to Allow Imports of Medical Cannabis Starting in March

S. Korea to Allow Imports of Medical Cannabis Starting in March

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will allow imports of medical cannabis starting next month, health authorities said Tuesday, as part of efforts to provide more treatment options for patients with rare diseases. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said the National Assembly has passed a bill to amend a relevant law [...]

Japanese Beer Maintains Strong Presence in S. Korean Market

Japanese Beer Maintains Strong Presence in S. Korean Market

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese beer kept the title of most-imported beer last year in South Korea, while imports of Chinese beer faltered. Beer imports from Belgium and the U.S. also grew rapidly. South Korea’s National Tax Service released statistics showing that beer imports between January and November of last year totaled $288 [...]

S. Korea Accounts for 60 pct of Japan’s Beer Exports

S. Korea Accounts for 60 pct of Japan’s Beer Exports

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea now accounts for 60 percent of Japanese beer exports every year. Most of the imports are manufactured at three factories in Fukuoka and Oita, Japan. NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting channel, reported on Thursday that the volume of Japanese beer exports to South Korea has increased by [...]