Abe Boosting Rice Output Means Deeper Slump in Corn Imports

Abe Boosting Rice Output Means Deeper Slump in Corn Imports

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Brazil may become Japan’s largest corn supplier for the first time this year, as the South American nation starts to beat U.S. producers on price, said Nobuyuki Chino, president of Tokyo-based Continental Rice Corp.