Organic Farming

Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea

The EU and the Republic of Korea have recognised each other's organic production rules and control systems for processed organic products as equivalent under their respective rules. This recognition came into effect on 1 February 2015.

Please consult Commission Implementing Regulation [(EU) 2015/131 of 23 January 2015] amending Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008.

Recognition of the European Union by the Republic of Korea

For information about the scope of recognition of the EU by the Republic of Korea and export of organic products from the EU, please consult the Korean competent authority's website:

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Further documentation

Frequently asked Questions and Answers on Organic Trade(233 kB)

Frequently asked Questions and Answers on Labellling(235 kB)

Letter from EU to Korea(88 kB)

Letter from Korea to EU(3 MB)

Joint Dialogue(657 kB)