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Quarantine disposition rate for imported plants in the first quarter: 7.3%

Published May 24, 2024

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In the first quarter of this year, Korea's quarantine disposition rate for imported plants was 7.3%, with 93.5% of cases being disinfected and 6.5% discarded. Quarantine cases surged by 150% from the previous year, reaching 559,000, the highest in five years. This rise is due to the government's efforts to stabilize prices by increasing fruit imports. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs highlighted the critical role of import quarantine in preventing harmful pests that could jeopardize key agricultural exports.
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It was found that the quarantine disposition rate for plants imported into Korea in the first quarter of this year reached 7.3%. Of these, 93.5% were disinfected and 6.5% were discarded. During the same period, the number of quarantine cases was calculated to have increased by 150% compared to the previous year. Recently, with the spread of foreign pests and diseases, such as fruit tree burn disease that has not been eradicated for 10 years, the point that quarantine management for imported plants needs to be inspected once again is gaining weight. According to the ‘2024 First Quarter Import and Export Plant Quarantine Statistics’ published by the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Quarantine Headquarters, the number of quarantine cases for imported plants in the first quarter of this year was 559,000. This is the highest in 5 years. It increased by 150% compared to the same period last year (223,000 cases). Looking at each item, the number of quarantine cases for fruit increased ...
Source: Nongmin
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