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South Korea: Last night's production decreased by 1,429 tons due to typhoons and droughts in the Chungcheong region

Published Aug 8, 2023

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Last year's forest product production in the Chungcheong region, the largest production area, was affected by typhoons and droughts, resulting in a decrease of 1,429 tons. Despite this, overall forest product production in South Korea increased by 3.0% compared to the previous year due to better weather conditions. Astringent persimmons, walnuts, and jujubes saw increases in production, while chestnut production decreased. The results of the survey can be accessed on the Korea Forest Service website.
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(Daejeon = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim Jun-ho = It was analyzed that last night's production decreased by 1,429 tons due to typhoons and droughts in the Chungcheong region, the largest production area. The Korea Forest Service announced on the 7th the preliminary results of last year's forest product production survey for major items such as chestnuts, walnuts, jujubes, astringent persimmons, and shiitake mushrooms. Last year’s production of forest products was found to be 256,000 tons, up 3.0% from the previous year, due to better weather conditions than in 2021, when damage from typhoons and heavy rains was great. This is the amount that can be consumed about 5 kg per person. Production was investigated at 629 billion won, up 1.1% from 2021. By item, astringent persimmons increased by 8,041 tons (4.5%) to 185,592 tons, walnuts increased by 109 tons (7.2%) to 1,612 tons, and jujubes increased by 193 tons (2.4%) to 8,088 tons. However, chestnut production decreased by 1,429 tons ...
Source: Yna
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