The finance and farm ministries will “thoroughly” review the operations of a struggling public-private investment fund aimed at supporting the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries, and may opt to dissolve it, sources with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.

They believe it would be difficult to turn the fund around as its cumulative losses have ballooned to ¥9.2 billion, and the amount of money it has invested remains far lower than initially expected, according to the sources.

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