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A consensus on expanding cooperation in the agricultural and food sector between Korea and the United States

South Korea
United States
Regulation & Compliances
Published Apr 24, 2024

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Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Song Mi-ryeong and U.S. Ambassador to Korea Philip Goldberg recently discussed enhancing cooperation in the agricultural and food sectors, with a focus on boosting Korean exports to the U.S. They explored Korea's potential membership in the Sustainable Productivity Improvement Coalition (SPG Coalition) to promote sustainable agricultural practices. Ambassador Goldberg's participation in a kimchi making event underscored the vibrant exchange of food culture between the two nations. The discussions also touched on the importance of policy collaboration to address the global food crisis and climate change, emphasizing the expansion of Korean food culture in the U.S. and the increase of agricultural product exports.
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Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Song Mi-ryeong and U.S. Ambassador to Korea Philip Goldberg discussed ways to expand future-oriented cooperation in the agricultural and food sector between the two countries. Minister Song Mi-ryeong met with U.S. Ambassador to Korea Philip S. Goldberg at The Plaza Hotel in Seoul on the 19th and requested interest and cooperation in expanding Korean agricultural and food exports to the United States. In addition, Minister Song conveyed Korea's intention to join the ‘Sustainable Productivity Improvement Coalition (SPG Coalition)’ in which about 20 countries, including the United States, the European Union (EU), and Japan, participate. The ‘Sustainable Productivity Improvement Action Coalition’ is an international cooperation organization that exchanges policy cases to maximize sustainable agricultural production. Ambassador Goldberg has shown great interest in Korean food and food culture since taking office in July 2022, and ...
Source: Agrinet
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