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Japanese farmers reject free trade group

Farming lobby fears competition from cheaper food imports as government talks with Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Last Modified: 25 Jul 2013 14:15
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For the first time, Japan is taking part in talks in the Trans-Pacific Parnership, or TPP, a free trade group of nations that Japan has resisted joining for years.
 
A strong Japanese farming lobby wanted no part of the partnership, fearing competition from cheaper food imports.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Nagoya, Japan. 

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