Republic of Korea
Consumption and marketing
Price support measures
The measure contains five main pillars to help lower fresh/chilled belly meat prices:
1.incentives for contracting under the emergency government purchase of 10,000 metric tonnes;
2.the domestic selling price on the government-purchased meat cut by about 10 percent;
3.support payment to offset air freight expenses for imports outside the emergency government purchase; and
4.request to consumers to eat other pork cuts and local beef.
These incentives are effective until 20 August.