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South Korea: Domestic paprika goes to the Philippines by air

Paprika
Philippines
South Korea
Published Aug 4, 2023

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Negotiations between Korea and the Philippines have resulted in the easing of quarantine requirements for Korean paprika exports. This change allows for exports through air cargo and reduces the amount of sample inspection during export quarantine. The Quarantine Headquarters expects that this relaxation of requirements will expand paprika export opportunities to the Philippines, providing an alternative export route for Korean farmers amid declining profits from exports to Japan.
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As the quarantine requirements for Korean paprika exports to the Philippines have been eased, the export route is expected to further widen. The Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock Quarantine Headquarters announced on the 2nd that negotiations that had been ongoing with the Philippines to ease export quarantine requirements for Korean paprika since last year were finalized on the 2nd. Until now, Korean paprika could only be exported as ship cargo. There was also the inconvenience of having to inspect 600 samples during export quarantine and packaging and sealing them in a packaging box. With this revision, exports through air cargo became possible, and the amount of sample inspection during export quarantine was adjusted to 2% of the total. In addition, the requirements have been relaxed so that packaging and sealing can be done in pallet units. The Quarantine Headquarters expects that this relaxation of quarantine requirements will expand paprika export opportunities to the ...
Source: Nongmin
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