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S.Korea to impose 0% tariff on 4 additional items

08-03-2011 10:34 BJT

South Korea is also battling high inflation, while recovering from its worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth.

In the latest, it will impose zero tariffs on all imports of chilled pork and other products including bananas, pineapples and cabbages. The announcement also comes amid growing concerns that heavy rainfall over the past few days may bring about supply disruptions in farm foods.

Asia's fourth largest economy is heavily dependent on commodities and energy imports - it has been striving to contain inflation as global prices climb to record highs.

Editor:Li Wanran |Source: CNTV.CN

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