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Detail

Area
Japan
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/02/2017
Policy Category
Stocks
Policy Instrument
Stocks release
Description
Approved the utilization of 330 000 tonnes of maize from emergency stockpiles to meet the domestic demand for feed. Feed shortages were due to delayed grain shipments caused by heavy storms in the US, which is Japan’s main maize supplier.