Japan is both one of the world’s most technologically advanced nations and also a small-scale agricultural producer, making it a major importer of wheat and other cereals. The Japanese grain processing sector, especially its feed sector, was hit hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, but recovery efforts have been highly successful.

World-Grain.com, Focus on Japan, 2013

  • Overview
  • Laws and Regulations
    • Upon Entry
      • Act on Stabilization of Supply, Demand and Prices of Staple Food
      • Customs Act and Act on Temporary Measures concerning Customs
      • Plant Protection Act
      • Food Sanitation Act
      • Required Documents
      • Tariff Duties
    • At the Time of Sale
      • Food Sanitation Act
      • Rice Traceability Act
      • Labelling
      • Organic Labelling
    • Industry Voluntary Restraint
  • New Trends
  • Expert Report
  • Annual Report
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs