2020 farm exports hit record high for eighth year

Business Feb 5, 2021

2020 farm exports hit record high for eighth year

Agriculture, fishery and forestry exports in 2020 hit a record high for the eighth consecutive year, with household items such as eggs and rice seeing a boost in sales during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the farm ministry said Friday. Preliminary data by the Agriculture, Forestry ...

Japan to help those left jobless by virus find work in farming

Business / Economy Apr 15, 2020

Japan to help those left jobless by virus find work in farming

The agriculture ministry will encourage people who have lost their jobs due to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic to work in the farm industry by offering financial support. In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, approximately 1,900 Chinese and other foreign technical interns have ...