Japan: Japanese Milk for Further Processing Stabilization Program Triggered for the First Time since 2006

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2021-0131

ALIC has announced that for the first time in 14 years the “Milk for Further Processing Stabilization Program” (the so-called Narashi program) was triggered and thereafter subsidized eligible milk traded in Japanese Fiscal Year 2020 (April – March) in the amount of $0.007 per kg.

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