South Korea has agreed to ease restrictions for US beef imports, which were imposed in 2003 because of quality concerns. The move could pave the way for the ratification of a free trade pact between the two countries. It comes as the new South Korean president is on his first official trip to the US. Lee Myung-bak He is due to meet President George W. Bush at the weekend.
South Korean President Lee Myung Bak is on his first official visit to the United States