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[Press Release] MFDS Signs 'Korea-Peru Fishery Product Safety Arrangement'
  • Registration Date 2023-01-16
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□ The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of the Republic of Korea (Minister Oh Yu-Kyoung) and the SANIPES of Peru signed ‘Arrangement for Fishery Product Safety’ on January 13, aiming to improve safety of Peruvian fishery products imported by Korea.


ㅇ The arrangement was developed to ensure import of fishery products managed safely from production stage by the Peruvian government. It will enter into effect from January 13, 2024.


ㅇ With this arrangement, MFDS has fishery product safety arrangement with 10 countries. The volume of imported fishery

products from these countries account for around 80% of the entire seafood imports(about 1.2 million tons as of 2022).


※ Existing Arrangement Partners(9 countries) : China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, Ecuador, Chile, Norway, The Philippines (77% of entire fishery imports)

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