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Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: April 2010

by Kenzo Ito and John Dyck

Outlook No. (FTS-341-01) 23 pp, April 2010

This report reviews Japanese government programs to support domestic fruit production and how these policies affect fruit consumption in one of the largest markets for U.S. fruits. Production targets and subsidies aim to bolster the supply of domestic fruit, while phytosanitary measures and tariffs limit imports.

Keywords: Japan, fruits, policies, production, subsidies, insurance, farm markets, tariffs, phytosanitary measures

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Last updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

For more information contact: Kenzo Ito and John Dyck