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Tokyo and Beijing have agreed to hold the first meeting of a bilateral trade panel charged with discussing import levels for three Chinese farm products in early February, the farm minister said Friday.

Tsutomu Takebe, minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, told a news conference that government officials, agricultural representatives and exporters from both countries will assemble to attempt to fix mutually acceptable import quotas for stone leeks, shiitake and tatami straw.

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