• Bloomberg


Zen-Noh, Japan’s largest corn buyer, will cut U.S. feed grain imports by 6 percent this year as it diversifies supply to avoid shortages as farmers sell more of their crops for use as biofuel.

The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations, known as Zen-Noh, plans to import 4.42 million metric tons of U.S. corn and other feed grains in the year ending next March 31, compared with 4.71 million tons in the past year, Tomihiko Tagawa, a manager at Zen-Noh’s feed sales and development section, said in an interview.

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