Regulatory intelligence for US exporters

Japan to Help Fisheries Industry Hit by Trade Restrictions

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced steps meant to aid its fisheries industries following China's import restrictions in reaction to Japan's release of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant (see 2308240012). The ministry said it will…

Start A Trial
seek "the immediate abolition of measures that are not based on scientific grounds" and make "every effort to fully support the fisheries industry nationwide." Japan pledged an 80 billion yen (about $542 million) fund and emergency support to "disperse dependence on specific countries and regions." The ministry's plan is to "build a new supply and demand structure for marine products."