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South Korea may use countermeasures to Japan’s export limits

South Korea may decide to retaliate against the latest export limits from Japan on high-tech materials. Japan and South Korea are in a political dispute over forced wartime labor, and this has effected the decision on exports. "Implementing corresponding measures ...Read More

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Japan plan to increase food exports

Japan intends to streamline policy coordination between government agencies in an attempt to expand food exports. Exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products and processed food from Japan are expected to reach 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) by 2020. The ...Read More

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US citrus exports slow

U.S. orange and tangerine exports declined by about 2% in value and 14% in volume last year. Trade statistics show that the top export market for U.S. oranges and tangerines was South Korea in 2018. South Korea accounted for 33% ...Read More

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Japanese cosmetic exports record

Exports of Japanese cosmetics delivered another record performance in 2018, according to a report published by the Nikkei Asian Review. Exports increased by 44 percent year-on-year in the Jan-Nov 2018 period. Nikkei estimated that the Christmas gift trade will boost ...Read More

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US exports more meat to emerging markets

As tastes change in emerging markets, the USA benefits from higher exports, especially to Asia. Exports to established markets are also improving. The U.S. Meat Export Federation said; “We continue to see very good momentum on the beef side globally”. ...Read More

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Argentina lemon exports to Japan

Argentina recommenced lemon exports this year,to both the USA and Japan. Lemon exports from Argentina to Japan have been allowed since 2003, but protocols on cold storage resulted in problems for Argentine producers and hampered sales. The Argentine Foreign Office ...Read More

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Japan freight on Trans–Siberian Railway

Test exports of Japanese freight to Russia using a sea link, and the longest railway line in the world, the Trans-Siberian Railway, began last week in Yokohama, Japan. “This is a significant event for Russia and Japan. The project literally ...Read More

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Major growth in beef exports Korea and Japan

The USA had exported 159,000t of beef to Japan (its largest export market) and 113,000t to Korea. These are gains of 6pc and 36pc respectively on the previous year. The USA has therefore a slightly larger export market share than ...Read More

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Beef exports from Australia increase

July production figures are encouraging despite gloomy expectations, and beef exports increased. Figures released by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources put the July production tonnage at 105,157, the second highest monthly total for the year so far. Japan ...Read More

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Japan exports to US fall

Exports to the USA fell 0.9 percent in June compared with the same period a year ago due to a decline in exports of cars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment, two of Japan’s most important export products. The decline is slight ...Read More

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Imports of wooden windows to Japan down 25% in April

Japan’s April 2018 imports of wooden windows fell by just over 25% and compared with levels in March there was a 10% decline. There was a slight recovery in the value of wooden window imports in March, which reversed the ...Read More

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Exports from Japan accelerate in May

JAPAN'S exports grew in May at the fastest rate in four months. The main increases in export shipments were for cars, car parts, and semiconductor equipment, a sign that global demand is gaining strength. Exports rose 8.1 per cent in ...Read More

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Argentina to expand beef exports to Asia

Argentina intends to expand fresh beef exports to Asia; Japan and China having already approved import deals, Argentina's agriculture minister said. The Minister said in Tokyo that his country has signed a deal with the Japanese government, under which Tokyo ...Read More

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US initiates investigation into car imports from China

The US government has launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports which could lead to new U.S. tariffs. The national security investigation would assess whether vehicle and parts imports were threatening the industry’s health and ability to ...Read More

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Japan exports accelerate

Japan’s exports accelerated in April because of increased shipments of cars and machines used to make semiconductors. Rising volumes suggest healthy overseas demand could help the economy recover quickly from a dip in the first quarter. Exports grew 7.8 percent ...Read More

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Increase in Yorkshire & Humber food and drink exports

Food and drink exports from Yorkshire and the Humber reached £1.14bn in 2017, an increase of 11% compared with 2016. That is according to the latest HMRC figures, which also show that meat (£157m), dairy/eggs (£73m) and drinks (£58m) are ...Read More

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Japan’s cosmetics exports annual record

Japan's cosmetics exports jumped 39% in value in 2017, marking a fifth record year. Tourists visiting Japan create new devotees who continue to use the products long after returning home. The export value hovered around the 100 billion yen range ...Read More

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Japan wants to be excluded from US import curb

The steel industry in Japan wants the country to be excluded from any U.S. import restrictions, as steel from Japan poses no threat to the U.S. national security, the head of the steel federation said. The industry said last week ...Read More

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UK Construction Equipment exports and imports up

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment remained strong for the first nine months of 2017, showing a 21% increase compared with the same period 2016. Imports of equipment also showed resilience, with a 12% increase in the same period ...Read More

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Japan exports climb

Japan's exports grew 14 percent over the previous year earlier due to strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall ...Read More

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Japan to propose changes to beef import rules

Japan is proposing changes to its safeguards for frozen U.S. beef imports, which will shorten review periods and allow importers to voluntarily lower import volumes. This proposal was be made at the second round of the U.S.-Japan economic meeting in ...Read More

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Farmers market at Singapore airport to promote exports

Japanese foods are on sale at the newly opened Premium Japan Farmers Market in Singapore’s Changi Airport for local consumers and globe-trotting travelers. It is hoped that promoting theses products to travellers will stimulate export orders from their countries. A ...Read More

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Taiwan conditionally lifts import ban on Japanese beef

Taiwan has conditionally lifted a 16-year-old ban on beef imports from Japan. FDA Division of Food Safety section head Wu Tsung-his said the Taiwan government will wait for the Japanese government to provide a list of government-certified facilities so that ...Read More

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UK remains Ireland’s top export customer

The UK remained Ireland's largest trading partner with almost 40pc (€4,804m) of total exports by value in 2016. Figures from the Department’s Annual Review and Outlook for Agriculture, Food and the Marine show that Irish agri-food exports went to over ...Read More

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Japan to raise tariffs on frozen beef imports

Japan has raised tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States and some other countries in order to protect domestic producers against an increase in imports. Tariffs on frozen beef increased to 50 percent from 38.5 percent between Aug. ...Read More

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Mangoes boost India’s export

India has boosted agricultural exports, by beginning shipments of juicy varieties of mangoes such as Kesar, Alphonso and Banganapalle to South Korea and Japan. Devendra Kumar Singh, chairman of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Exports Development Authority (APEDA), who ...Read More

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60 countries at risk from tainted Brazilian meat imports

Sixty countries, including the US, Canada and some EU nations, are at risk from imported meat from the companies at the centre of a Brazilian meat scandal. 12 countries which did not even import meat from the affected companies imposed ...Read More

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India celebrates 10 years of mango exports to Japan

The country will be close to completing a decade of export of the famed Alphonso mangoes to Japan this season, the Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Board (MSAMB) said. The first export consignment for the season has already left, and more ...Read More

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USA Beef Exports growing

U.S.A beef exports continue the 2016 trend with more improvement so far in 2017. In February total beef exports increased by 19.3 percent and combined with the January figures add up to a 20.1 percent year over year increase. Japan ...Read More

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Japan trade surplus with China

Japan has logged a surplus of 111.8 billion yen (S$1.4 billion) with China - its first in five years. Overall, Japan's seasonally adjusted trade surplus stood at 680.3 billion yen. This is the highest since April 2010. Analysts said that ...Read More

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USA Protectionism threatens exporters

President Donald Trump has singled out Japan, China and Germany for their high net exports to the American market. This is a concern for exporting countries, who fear that global trade could falter. Japan and the US will start a ...Read More

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US trade policy may affect pigmeat exports

Donald Trump's trade policies, could damage the USA'S future pigmeat exports, causing a knock-on impact on other exporters, including the UK, according to one pork producer. “President Trump has been supporting a protectionist, anti-globalisation agenda which he believes will support ...Read More

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Honda enjoys export bounce to the US and Japan

Honda UK is producing more cars as the lower pound has boosted exports of its new British-built Civic hatchback to the USA and other international markets including Japan, executives said last week. Honda’s European spokesman Nik Pearson said: ‘The lower ...Read More

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Australia to Resume Japanese Beef Imports

Australia will probably cease a 16-year ban on imports of Japanese beef by the end of this year, now that Japan's government has confirmed that the meat is safe for human consumption. The government in Japan has set an objective ...Read More

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Japan Shifting to Trains for Freight

Companies in Japan are switching from freight lorries to rail to transport freight over land. In some cases, competitors are cooperating in the venture. The moves from one mode of freight transportation to the other has been prompted by the ...Read More

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Taiwan cabbage exports troubled

Cabbage is not yet one of Taiwan's major agricultural export products, due to a lack of integrated marketing systems. The Council of Agriculture showed that Taiwan dedicates 9,000 hectares of farmland to cabbages, with annual production estimated at over 360,000 ...Read More

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Taiwan Government continues to monitor Japan food imports

The government will continue to rigorously monitor food products imported from Japan to ensure public health. There had been rumours that Taiwan is considering lifting a ban on food imports from Japanese prefectures close to the site of the Fukushima ...Read More

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Concerns rise over declining exports

Latest customs data show South Korea’s exports tumbled by 18.2 percent from a year earlier in the first 10 days of October, making it almost certain that this month will post another sharp decline in outbound shipments. The country’s exports ...Read More

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Less-than-expected fall in Japan’s exports

Japan's exports fell less than expected in June. This may show that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness which began last year. Slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers, who are trying to revive growth ...Read More

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Rising fruit sales help offset falling dairy exports

Japanese and Chinese consumers' appetite for kiwifruit continues to soar, with Japanese sales rising by $55 million and Chinese by $39m in June, compared to the same month last year. Annual exports of all fruit were up $617m and apples ...Read More

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Government’s new push to increase farming exports

British farmers must be helped to sell their produce to countries in Asia and America as part of the Government’s new push to increase exports, the farming industry’s union leader said. National Farmers’ Union president Meurig Raymond welcomed the announcement ...Read More

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Japanese food exports hit record high

Japan's exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products, as well as foods, in 2015 rose 21.8 percent from a year earlier to ¥745.2 billion, hitting a record high for the third straight year, a preliminary government report showed last week. ...Read More

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Japanese Farm exports projected to hit record high in 2015

Japanese exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products, as well as other foods, are expected to hit a record high in 2015, agriculture minister Hiroshi Moriyama said. Exports of such products from January to October reached ¥602.9 billion, jumping 23.2 ...Read More

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China beef exports faltering

Australia will sell less beef to China next year but more to Japan and South Korea, where free trade agreements are already in place, according to new export projections. The forecast that beef and veal exports to China will fall ...Read More

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Asian imports of Iran oil fall slightly in July

Asian imports of Iranian oil fell slightly from a year ago in July, after a landmark agreement on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme that may pave the way for an increase in crude exports as early as next year. Imports by ...Read More

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Japan exports stumble on China slowdown

Exports from Japan slowed in July, official data showed last week, adding to concerns about the fragile recovery in the world's number three economy as demand falls in neighbouring giant China. While the value of Japan's exports rose 7.6 percent ...Read More

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Russia eases ban on seafood imports from Japan

Russia’s agriculture ministry said that it has partially lifted a ban on seafood imports from Japan which was imposed in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis. A total of 23 fish processing companies in Aomori Prefecture will now be ...Read More

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Japan proposes low-tariff quotas for butter imports under TPP

Japan has proposed setting low-tariff quotas for imports of butter and skim milk powder, under terms being thrashed out for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, negotiation sources said last week. The proposal was made in response to strong calls from other members ...Read More

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New rules on Japanese food imports to be enforced

A new measure that will tighten regulations on Japanese food imports will be enforced from May 15 as scheduled, a Cabinet spokesman said earlier this month. Sun Lih-chyun reaffirmed the government's stance after Japan again criticized the new measure. Sun ...Read More

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Japan exports improve

Japan posted its first monthly trade surplus in nearly three years in March, due to falling import costs from cheaper oil prices, along with a modest recovery in exports. It is unclear how long surpluses will continue - Japan's oil ...Read More

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Japan trade gap narrows on lower oil prices

Japan's trade deficit narrowed in February, due to a plunge in import costs due to lower crude oil prices. The Finance Ministry said two weeks ago that the trade deficit fell 47 percent from a year earlier to 424.6 billion ...Read More

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Rose imports bloom in Japan

Rose imports to Japan are starting to peak before the nation’s annual rites for graduation ceremonies and corporate personnel reshuffles. Workers at the flower importer Classic Japan Ltd. have been especially busy this week inspecting rose imports from Kenya at ...Read More

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Japan exports surge, imports shrink

Exports from Japan continued to rebound in January while imports shrank, as the yen's sharp fall and the nation's powerful manufacturing industry helped the country deal with a weak domestic economy. Exports for the month grew 17% from a year ...Read More

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Fruit exports halved

Citrus and fruit growers in California complain that ongoing port congestion on the US West Coast, saying it was costing them US$3m a week during the peak export period. One company complained of shipping half of its usual 350 containers. ...Read More

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Hong Kong bans Japanese poultry imports

Hong Kong is banning some imports of poultry from Japan, Israel and Nigeria, after the announcement of avian influenza outbreaks there. The latest ban covers imports of poultry, poultry products and eggs from Okayam prefecture in Japan, Haifa in Israel ...Read More

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‘Dangerous drug’ imports to be banned from Japan

The Japanese government and the ruling parties are expected to revise the Customs Law to ban imports of quasi-legal drugs known as dangerous drugs, it has been learned. The planned revision will place such drugs in the same category as ...Read More

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Midlands Exports to continue growth

West Midlands exports are expected to continue growing, according to a report last year by Ernst & Young. the report described the area as an export “powerhouse”, predicting growth of over 8% between 2012 and 2017. Apart from automotive, the ...Read More

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Japan exports weak

Japan's exports are falling short of the central bank's forecasts, threatening the economic recovery in the country. Growth has returned to Japan, helped by massive monetary stimulus 13 months ago when Haruhiko Kuroda took control at the bank. Early signs ...Read More

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