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Japan’s self-sufficiency in rice is expected to be roughly flat at 96 percent in fiscal 2010, up from from 95 percent in fiscal 1998, according to an estimate by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The figure is based on the assumption that both the consumption and production of rice in Japan will continue to fall, as seen in recent decades, ministry sources said.

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