Japan: Summary of Japan's Livestock and Egg Support Programs
The Government of Japan provides financial support to domestic livestock, dairy, and egg producers through various programs each year. In its most recent notification on domestic support to the World Trade Organization, Japan reported $6 billion in supports for beef, pork, dairy, and egg producers accounting for 97 percent of Japan’s total aggregate measurement of support. This report summarizes Post’s understanding of Japan’s core support programs for these products. Please note that this report is not exhaustive and focuses primarily on longstanding programs that provide direct financial supports to producers.