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Fruit Policies in Japan

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  • Ito, Kenzo
  • Dyck, John H.

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Government programs and subsidies regulate and support Japan’s large fruit-production sector, bolstering farm incomes and output levels. Supply-management programs that target annual production levels for some fruits, in order to maintain market prices, contribute to higher prices for consumers, although other programs aim to increase fruit consumption. Japan’s tariffs and phytosanitary measures also create barriers to fruit consumption and limit imports. Producers in the United States, a major fruit supplier to Japan, could benefit from reduced barriers.

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  • Ito, Kenzo & Dyck, John H., 2010. "Fruit Policies in Japan," Outlook Reports 92336, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uersor:92336
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    1. Mori, Hiroshi & Clason, Dennis L. & Ishibashi, Kimiko & Gorman, William D. & Dyck, John H., 2009. "Declining Orange Consumption in Japan: Generational Changes or Something Else?," Economic Research Report 55836, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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    1. Baldwin, Katherine L. & Jones, Keithly G., 2012. "U.S. Citrus Import Demand: Seasonality and Substitution," 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama 119741, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    2. Schmitz, Andrew & Zilberman, David & Zhu, Manhong, 2015. "Trans-Pacific Partnership, GMOs, and Japan’s Agricultural Trade," Proceedings Issues, 2014: Trade and Societal Well-Being, December 13-15, 2015, Clearwater Beach, Florida 229242, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.

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