• Kyodo


The United States urged Japan on Monday not to impose emergency measures to curb beef imports from the U.S. and other countries, as expected later this year.

In an annual trade policy report submitted to Congress, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative also called on Japan to further open up its rice market and pressed Japan and the European Union to reduce farm tariffs and subsidies for a successful conclusion of the new round of global trade talks.

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