Inspection and quarantine authorities in northeast China’s Liaoning Province Saturday [4 March 2017] returned two batches of food imported from the Republic of Korea (ROK) that failed to measure up to required standards. Staff with the Dayaowan Inspection and Quarantine Bureau found the production dates of the food were inconsistent with the dates labelled in the sanitary certificates which were affiliated to the commodity inspection declaration documents…Full Article: ECNS.cn Mar 2017
- Dayaowan [Port of Dalian] officials returned 18 food products (~2.1 MTs, worth US$8,789) to South Korea. Officials also destroyed a separate shipment of imported baked fish products over the use of additives.
- In March 2017, the THAAD system arrived in South Korea.
- In July 2016, USA and South Korea agreed to deploy the USA’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea as a deterrent to North Korea.
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