• Kyodo


The Egyptian government plans to ease a ban soon on food imports from Japan imposed due to the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant triple-meltdown crisis, government sources said Tuesday.

The easing is likely to come by the end of this month, the sources said, with the fisheries sector expected to be a major beneficiary as the African nation had been the largest importer of Japan’s mackerel prior to the disaster.

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