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Economy

Japan eyes bigger bite of China's rice market

Tokyo looks to score points with farmers as domestic demand dwindles

Koshihikari rice from Niigata Prefecture, where the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's candidate lost last year's gubernatorial election.

TOKYO -- With Sino-Japanese relations showing signs of warming, Tokyo is working to persuade Beijing to accept more Japanese rice in hopes of giving domestic farmers greater access to a market hungry for high-quality imports.

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