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Matsumoto

(mätso͝omō`tō), city (1990 pop. 200,715), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a market for silkworms and raw silk. Industries include computer components, food processing, machine-building, and textile manufacturing. The 17th-century Matsumoto castle is the oldest surviving castle in Japan. There are museums of folklore, folkcraft, and ukiyo-e prints.

Matsumoto

 

a city in Japan, in central Honshu Island, in Nagano Prefecture. Population, 163,000 (1970). It is a distribution and industrial center in a silkworm-breeding region. Matsumoto’s industrial activities include nonferrous metallurgy and the production of silk, machinery, and chemicals.

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Matsumoto, who is on a visit to Beijing from Sunday, is the first Japanese Cabinet minister to travel to China since last August, when then Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada and five other ministers visited the Chinese capital for a high-level economic dialogue.
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Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Wednesday he is responsible for having appointed Ryu Matsumoto to the new ministerial post in charge of rebuilding areas ravaged by the March earthquake and apologized for the former minister's ''unpleasant'' remarks.
Japanese Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto met Monday with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi to discuss regional security issues as well as to press for further easing of restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed due to radiation contamination fears stemming from Japan's ongoing nuclear crisis.
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