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Korea Equivalency Arrangement Announced

As of July 1, 2014, processed organic products certified in Korea or in the United States may be sold as organic in either country.

As of July 1, 2014, processed organic products certified in Korea or in the United States may be sold as organic in either country. 

According to U.S. industry estimates, the United States exported approximately $35 million of processed organic products to Korea in 2013. Since January 1, 2014, when a change in Korea's regulations closed the market to U.S. organic exports, U.S. and Korean officials have been working to finalize the organic equivalency arrangement that was announced - the fourth such agreement established under the current Administration. 

Learn more about the U.S.-Korea Organic Agreement.

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