The government of Hong Kong rejected Japanese request to lift restriction on Japanese imports


On 8/13/2014, Hayashi, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries visited Hong Kong to request the government of Hong Kong to lift the restriction on Japanese imports however Ko Wing Man, the chief of the department of food and hygiene rejected the offer.

Since Fukushima accident, the government of Hong Kong stop importing vegetables, fruits, milk, milk based drinks and powdered milk from 5 prefectures to consist of Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba.

Ko Wing Man commented “Lifting the restriction is difficult at this moment.”.

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/press-conf/min/140815.html
http://www.maff.go.jp/j/export/e_shoumei/hk_shoumei.html
http://www.maff.go.jp/j/export/e_shoumei/pdf/1_hk_kisei_130301.pdf
http://www.maff.go.jp/j/press/shokusan/kaigai/140815.html

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