November 22, 2010

Food self sufficiency rate in Japan drops 1 % to 40% from year earlier


"The nation's food self-sufficiency rate fell 1 percentage point from a year earlier to 40 percent on a calorie basis in fiscal 2009, the first decline in three years, the farm ministry said Tuesday."



Source:Japan's food self-sufficiency rate drops to 40%
THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
2010/08/12
http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201008110250.html

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