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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Beef and Beef Products

This report is one in a series of product briefs highlighting the tariff benefits for specific commodities and products from Year 3 (2021) to Year 5 (2023) of the agreement.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Beef and Beef Products

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Japan to Eliminate WTO Beef and Pork Safeguards

Effective April 1, 2020, Japan will no longer apply the beef special safeguard and pork safeguard to imported products from member countries of the World Trade Organization.
The Japanese Cabinet approved new support programs for livestock producers under the 2019 supplementary budget aimed at increasing beef and dairy cow numbers.
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Japan: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Following seven consecutive years of growth, Japan’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) food service industry achieved record sales of ¥33.1 trillion ($299.8 billion) in 2018.
On May 31, Japan’s Ministry of Finance announced the safeguard (SG) trigger levels for beef and pork for the fourth quarter of Japanese Fiscal Year 2019 (January 2020-March 2020).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Japan Lifts Age Restriction on U.S. Beef

On May 17, Japan formally removed the requirement that U.S. beef exported to Japan be derived from cattle less than 30 months of age.
On March 31, Japan announced safeguard trigger levels for beef and pork for the first three quarters of Japanese fiscal year 2019 (April-December).
Japan’s vegetable oil and protein feed markets began to show signs of slowing in market year (MY) 2017/18, but low soybean prices and a drop in world rapeseed prices in 2018 helped Japan’s....
On January 31, 2019, Japan’s Ministry of Finance revised the beef and pork safeguard trigger volumes to reflect the entry into force of a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union....