TPP seen cutting farm income in Japan by 14 pct
Jiji Press -- Jul 06
Annual agriculture income in Japan would plunge 14 pct to 2.5 trillion yen from the average of 2.9 trillion yen in 2006-2010 if Japan joins the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact and all tariffs in the nation are removed immediately as a result, an anti-TPP group said Friday.

Income would drop in all of Japan's 47 prefectures, according to the estimates by the group comprising university teachers.

The central prefecture of Toyama is projected to suffer the steepest drop of 33.5 pct, it said.

Source: Jiji Press
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