Japan: MAFF 2020 Supplementary Budget for COVID-19 Response

As part of the Government of Japan’s COVID-19 emergency economic package, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is expected to receive a 545 billion yen ($5 billion) supplementary budget. Over 35 percent of MAFF's budget will be allocated for spending to support the food service and related industries after the spread of COVID-19 slows. The livestock, dairy, horticulture, forestry, and fishery industries as well as products for export are eligible to receive support through the supplementary budget.

Japan: MAFF 2020 Supplementary Budget for COVID-19 Response