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Japanese farm co-op group to open rice store in China

Foray into retail aims to boost exports by bringing down prices

Excessively high retail prices are among the factors limiting Japanese rice exports to China.

TOKYO -- The umbrella organization for Japan's farming cooperatives plans to start selling rice directly in China this fiscal year, seeking to cut out the layers of middlemen that have sent retail prices through the roof.

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