I would like to import rice as ….

I would like to import rice as a private business

I would like to import  rice as a private business.

If possible, and what customs and import laws

I’m curious, if you have any other requirements,

please tell me

Thank you.

 import rice Ministry of Agriculture,

 Food and Rural Affairs

If rice is recommended by the 

recommendation agency

 (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs),

 tariff 5%

Otherwise, 513% tariff will apply.

For customs clearance, 

you must pass Food 

Inspection and Plant Quarantine

 for customs clearance.

It is difficult to import because

 it is difficult for individuals

 to receive recommendations

 due to high tax rate items.

Korea joined the World Trade Organization (WTO)

in 1995 to tariff all agricultural products,

but deferred tariffs for rice from 1995 to 2004 and from

2005 to 2014, and instead reduced

tariffs on low tariff quotas (TRQ) ( 5%).

The amount of TRQ of imported rice increased from

 5,1307 tons in 1995 to 20,5229 tons by extending

the tariff deferral in 2004 for 10 years,

 and finally reached 40,8700 tons.

As the grace period for tariffs in 2014 ended,

 the government decided that tariff tariffs would not

 be appropriate due to the additional increase

in TRQ, and determined tariff

 rate to 513% according to domestic

and foreign price differences between 1986

 and 1988, 2014 The WTO was notified on September 30th.

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture announced

that as a result of the rice verification agreement,

some imports of rice will continue, along with existing

 systems such as a tariff rate of 513%, a total of

40,8700 tons of TRQ, and a state-run

trade method of rice TRQ.

The government has cut rice

 imports by half from 120,000

 to 60,000 tons after tariffization,

and has continued to decrease since then.

With the tariff of rice, the obligation to import rice,

 which was prescribed for the past 10 years,

 has been removed. However, normal

 imports are expected to continue due to the persistent

 problem raised by rice exporters that there is

a possibility of violating the WTO regulations.

Currently, the quota for each country is

15,195,95 tons in China, 13,304 tons in the United States,

 5,5112 tons in Vietnam, 2,8494 tons in Thailand,

and Australia 1 out of 40,8700 tons of

compulsory imports.

 It distributed to 5595 tons and

 20,000 tons in the global quarter.

The national quota will take effect on January

1, 2020, and the five countries must notify

 the WTO of the withdrawal within 14 days at the latest.


Deputy Minister of Agriculture,

Food and Rural Affairs Lee Jae-wook said,

 “When considering rice imports for rice and rice,

 we consider the WTO norms and domestic demands

 in consideration of the persistent problems of

 the interested countries and

 the WTO norms (Korean treatment). Said.

On the other hand, the rice tariff rate is

to implement the results of the Uruguay

 Round negotiations in 1995 regardless of

 the abandonment of status in developing countries,

so the tariff rate of 513% will remain

the same until the results of the next negotiation.

The Ministry of Agriculture and

Food added that it is currently

 uncertain when the next negotiations will commence,

and even if the next negotiations begin,

the government

will make every effort to protect

 sensitive items such as rice.

“The tariff rate of 513% is a level

 that can reliably

 protect the domestic rice market,

 and the possibility of

 importing rice for additional

 commercial uses other

 than TRQ is very low,” said Lee Jae-wook.

 I will continue my efforts.”
[Source] Imported rice tariff rate confirmed

513%… Rice seems to continue importing rice |


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