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Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs to check the last-minute supply of goods in South Korea during the Chuseok season

Published Sep 15, 2021

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With Chuseok approaching a week away, it was found that among the top 10 holy items managed by the government, 9 items except cabbage showed a decrease in price compared to the end of August. On the 14th, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs held a meeting to inspect the supply and demand trend of Chuseok holy goods in the conference room of the Sejong Office of Agricultural Observation of the Korea Rural Economic Research Institute (PHO). The meeting was attended by officials from aT (Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation), Nonghyup Economic Holdings, Seoul City Agro-Fisheries and Food Corporation, E-Mart, Lotte Mart, and Agricultural Competition. This is to check the supply situation so that the supply of holy items can be expanded without any setback as demand for holy items and gifts is concentrated ahead of the holidays. On August 30, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced that it would increase the supply of 10 holy items such as cabbage, radish, apple, pear, beef, pork, chicken, egg, chestnut, and jujube 1.5 times more than usual and 1.4 times more than last year’s Chuseok. Measures to stabilize the supply and demand of holy goods for Chuseok' have been announced. It was found that the supply of holy water has been going smoothly so far.

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With Chuseok approaching a week away, it was found that among the top 10 holy items managed by the government, 9 items except cabbage showed a decrease in price compared to the end of August. On the 14th, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs held a meeting to inspect the supply and demand trend of Chuseok holy goods in the conference room of the Sejong Office of Agricultural Observation of the Korea Rural Economic Research Institute (PHO). The meeting was attended by officials from aT (Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation), Nonghyup Economic Holdings, Seoul City Agro-Fisheries and Food Corporation, E-Mart, Lotte Mart, and Agricultural Competition. This is to check the supply situation so that the supply of holy items can be expanded without any setback as demand for holy items and gifts is concentrated ahead of the holidays. On August 30, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced that it would increase the supply of 10 holy items ...
Source: Nongmin
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