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METI and MAFF Establish Joint Team for Promoting Exports of Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Foods

July 27, 2018

Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

On July 27, 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) established a Joint Team for Promoting Exports of Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Foods consisting of officials from these ministries who are in charge of related fields

The government of Japan has set a goal for 2019 that Japan should achieve one trillion yen as a total export value of agricultural, forestry and fishery products and foods. To this end, it is important for the government to harmonize and coordinate this goal with other trade encouragement measures, while other governmental organizations, such as the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), need to be committed to a variety of efforts related to this goal.

In light of this, on July 27 (Fri.), 2018, METI and MAFF established a Joint Team for Promoting Exports of Agricultural Forestry and Fishery Products and Foods consisting of officials from these ministries who are in charge of related fields.

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