Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-129) 36 pp

October 2014

Japan's Agri-Food Sector and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would lead to more agricultural exports to Japan from TPP partners, likely dominating the total agricultural trade impact of such an agreement. Despite those increases, especially in the rice, beef, and dairy sectors, the agreement would reduce Japan's output only marginally.

Keywords: Japan, trade, trade agreement, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Pacific Rim, Japanese agriculture, Japanese agri-food sector, rice, beef

In this publication...