The United States exported 71,069 tons of chicken to South Korea In 2010, with a value of $87.8 million. South Korea’s action is a part of the government’s effort to help stabilize food prices that have been impacted by significant domestic animal disease problems, primarily avian influenza and foot-and-mouth disease. South Korea’s announced intentions will not become official until the report is published in the government’s official gazette, a Foreign Agricultural Service official explained to NCC. No timetable for the publication in the gazette was available.
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