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2015.08.17
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On August 5, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) held an explanatory meeting on "win-win" cooperation between agriculture and food industry. It is for expanding the success models and collecting the opinions on "win-win" cooperation between...
2015.08.17
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On July 23, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that Agricultural policy loan rate has gone down since August 1. 2015. It is a measure to make a balance with the low interest rate of commercial banks     Source: http://www.krei.re.kr/web/www...
2015.08.17
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On July 21, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that the export of Korean sterilized milk to China is resumed after 14 months of suspension. Shipments of Korean sterilized milk to China were suspended after Beijing revised its law to accept shipments of...
2015.08.17
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On July 20, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that it is working on a project called ‘Mi (meaning ‘rice’ in Chinese Character) racle Project’ to increase rice consumption. ‘Miracle Project’ is designed to create a new and...
2015.08.10
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Corn production is predicted to reach a surplus of 3 million tons in 2015.  To protect the interest of local corn farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture has temporarely banned corn imports.  This policy has raised some concerns to importers since around 400,000 tons of corn is being...
2015.08.10
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Due to reduced import quota on beef, the price of beef has reached a record high of  USD 10.3/kg.  In response to this situation, retailers in Jakarta are striking and asking the government to relax beef import quota.   Source: http://finance.detik.com/kanal/4/ekonomi-...
2015.08.05
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On June 5, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced that the estimated amount of Income Decrease Mitigation Measures (Narashi) in harvest year 2014 will reach 51.47 billion yen due to a drop in rice price in 2014. The amount records hits the biggest since the policy...
2015.08.04
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Malaysia, alongside Denmark, Netherlands, Turkey, and Vietnam, will pilot and localize the Integrated Sustainable Agriculture Program (iSAP), a United Nations (UN) initiative to encourage communication among key players in the agricultural community around the world. The programme basically...

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