print PRINT

POLITICS

Questionnaire survey of all local governments regarding the basic agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact: Main questions and responses

  • 2015-11-18 15:00:00
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun
  • Translation
  • ,

(Kanagawa Shimbun: November 15, 2015 – p. 2)

 

 Q1: Do you support the basic agreement on the TPP?

 

(1) Yes

5.1%

(2) Generally yes

17.9%

(3) Generally no

24.1%

(4) No

12.8%

(5) Cannot say either way

39.5%

 

Q2: What kind of direct impact will the TPP have on your local government?

 

(1) Positive impact

2.6%

(2) Negative impact

24.7%

(3) Both a positive and a negative impact

53.6%

(4) Don’t know

18.1%

 

Q3: What item produced in the jurisdiction of your local government do you anticipate will be most affected by the TPP?

 

(1) Rice

49.9%

(2) Beef

8.5%

(3) Dairy products

4.3%

(4) Pork

3.3%

(5) Mandarin oranges and oranges

3.2%

 

Q4: Is your local government thinking about creating its own measures to counter the impact of the TPP?

 

(1) We are [already] thinking about concrete measures

5.0%

(2) We will consider measures from now

50.2%

(3) We do not plan to consider measures at present

43.0%

 

Q5: In relation to the TPP, what kind of countermeasures do you think the national government should prioritize in agriculture?

 

(1) Support for the expansion of sales channels for agricultural products and the development of the sextiary industry

41.9%

(2) Expansion of purchases for emergency rice stocks and income compensation for agricultural households

31.5%

(3) Support for raising productivity through incorporation or increases in scale

12.2%

(4) Support for people to change their line of work to a nonagricultural field

0.5%

(5) Not particularly necessary

0.4%

(6) Other

10.9%

  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan