Japan: Japan Releases Details on Agricultural Export Expansion Plan

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The Government of Japan (GOJ) published a report outlining measures to address next steps in the Export Expansion Action Strategy for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Products and Food. The GOJ intends to facilitate investment in export facilities and export logistics throughout food and agricultural supply chains to achieve its goal of growing exports of these products to two trillion yen (US$19 billion) in 2025 and five trillion yen (US$48 billion) in 2030. The GOJ intends to reinforce its export support system and to provide industry groups a legal basis to administer commodity checkoff systems modeled after those overseen by USDA.

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