Japan: Planned Imports Low for Butter and NFDM Remain Low

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2021-0088

On May 28, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries affirmed that it will maintain the tariff-rate quota volumes for butter at 6,400 MT and non-fat dry milk (NFDM) at 750 MT for Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2021, in line with its previous announcement in January. Total planned imports are estimated at 137,341 MT (milk equivalent), the lowest volume since JFY 2013.

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