US keeps importing fishery food from Japan even after 311

By Mochizuki

Some of the east Asian countries are rejecting Japanese products to import, such as fishery products or dairy products.

(cf. JP exports of dairy products dropped half since 311, HK Gov to conduct medical check for infants)

However, US is still importing fishery products from Japan as before. In May, they measured cesium even from their local bluefin tuna. It seems like fish is easier to enter America than human beings. (cf. Cesium from tuna fished in west coast of America)

The exporting charts are like below. Fishery products consist of living, and frozen products. The source is the trade statistics of Japan by Ministry of finance. [Link] (cf. Cesium from 60% of fishery products in Fukushima)

↓ Export of Japanese fishery food to US in volume. (Kg) It’s in the very stable trend even after 2011.1~6.

↓ Export of Japanese fishery products to US in value. (1,000 Yen) It’s in the very stable trend too.

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I found very interesting things in the official statistics published by Japanese government. I’m going to write some articles about them on Fukushima Diary. The top one about the American import is one of them.

Last night, I found that the Fukushima population published by Fukushima local government and the one published by Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications are different. For some reason, Fukushima government reports more than Japanese government. You may conclude that the actual entire Japanese population might be far from being reported by the government.