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February 18, 2021
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
January 12, 2021
This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
December 3, 2020
On December 1, the Government of Japan announced that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) had been detected in Miyazaki prefecture, making it the fourth prefecture with an HPAI detection...
November 5, 2020
On November 5, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries confirmed a detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial layer flock in Mitoyo City, Kagawa Prefecture.
September 2, 2020
Japan’s chicken production in 2021 is projected to continue steady growth in order to meet increasing household demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 22, 2020
The 2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world and the United States’ primary trading partners.
June 25, 2020
On May 29, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) confirmed that the U.S. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system for meat and poultry is sufficient...
January 21, 2020
This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
December 16, 2019
The United States and Japan have agreed to new terms and conditions which allow additional trade of poultry and egg products to continue in case of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza....
August 22, 2019
Japan's poultry meat production is projected to continue steady growth in 2019 and 2020 on improved productivity as a result of industry consolidation.
August 17, 2018
Japanese chicken meat production is forecast to grow steadily in 2018 and 2019 as the industry continues to consolidate and larger producers increase productivity.
September 20, 2017
Japanese domestic broiler production is forecast to reach a new record-high in 2017 on lower input costs and higher farm gate prices.
July 6, 2017
FAS/Tokyo team visited the largest manufacturing plant of Kewpie Co. Ltd., a major food manufacturer in Japan.
June 1, 2017
In August 2012, the Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) started to work towards completion of a comprehensive Food Labeling Standard (see, e.g., GAIN Reports JA3001 and JA3054).
May 18, 2017
FAS/Japan assisted three delegations from Montana in April, including a group of craft beer and spirits companies, Montana Senator Steve Daines, and Montana’s Director of Agriculture Ben Thomas....
February 1, 2017
On January 24, 2017, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) implemented quarantine restrictions on a Miyazaki broiler farm raising 170,000 birds...
December 21, 2016
G7 International Forum for Empowering Women and Youth in Agriculture Held in Tokyo, Acting AA and GSM Allison Thomas presents U.S. Soy Ambassador Award in Japan...
November 29, 2016
Infographic highlighting the total exports, top destinations and top commodities for U.S. agricultural exports in 2016.
November 15, 2016
Ambassador Kennedy Meets MAFF Minister Yamamoto; Ambassador Kennedy at USSEC 60th Anniversary; U.S.-Japan Soy Partnership Tour and Roundtable; USAPEEC AI Event; Wakayama Citrus Tour; Hawaii...
October 13, 2016
Japan’s 2016 broiler meat production, consumption and importation are on pace to break record highs established in 2015. Increased domestic production and imports of raw broiler meat...