Japan Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Japan Agribusiness Report

Japan Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Japan Agribusiness Report
Published Oct 08, 2016
67 pages — Published Oct 08, 2016
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BMI View: We have not made significant changes to the Japanese agricultural sector forecast in our Q- ---- report update. ...The use of robots in primary industries of agriculture and fisheries, and utilisation of data in dairy farming is proof that the agriculture industry is making changes to the way it operates - a long-awaited development for the traditionally old-fashioned and less-progressive industry. The Japanese government has launched a series of initiatives to support technological advancements in the agriculture industry, including an investment of USD--mn in robots aimed at reducing farming workloads and investments into cloud-based agriculture technologies, such as wearable devices and peripherals for monitoring livestock. On the political front, the government s plan to diminish the influence of the once-powerful Central Union Agricultural Cooperative (JA-Zenchu) is a strong indication that much-needed structural reform of the agriculture industry is under way. By ----, the JA-Zenchu is expected to become a general incorporated association with co-ops having the option of engaging independent auditors, instead of working with those associated with JA-Zenchu. By reducing the power of the union, the government is sending out a clear sign it is serious about the reforms, as further reflected in the increased openness towards a compromise for the

...Non-tariff rice quotas from the US and Australia have been proposed at --,--- tonnes and --,--- tonnes respectively in return for maintaining a high tariff on the country s staple. For rice from the US, a --,---- tonne quota has been suggested; however, this could be increased progressively up to --,--- tonnes over a period of -- years or more. ...For rice from the US, a --,---- tonne quota has been suggested; however, this could be increased progressively up to --,--- tonnes over a period of -- years or more. Given that the --,--- tonnes is significantly lower than the ---,--- tonnes originally necessitated by the US, this will continue to be a sensitive area of negotiation between the countries. At present, Japan is required to import ---,--- tonnes of rice, just - of total Japanese rice consumption. ...Japanese investment in Vietnam has totalled USD-.-bn, covering --- projects in ----/-- alone. This has included mostly agriculture as the main point of interest, but other sectors have also been discussed at the recent

...Should it prove successful, the current partnership agreements will be used as a model for further regional cooperation with other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. ...Should it prove successful, the current partnership agreements will be used as a model for further regional cooperation with other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Talks are also leading to requests for further liberalisation of trade; specifically, Japan has been calling for further relaxation of tariffs on apple exports while offering to import mangoes from Vietnam. Japanese businesses have additionally expressed interest in recently adopted Vietnamese regulations on livestock farming, fishing and, of course, agriculture. ...

  
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