Aso claims 2017 tax hike will 'certainly' go through

Jan 22, 2016

Aso claims 2017 tax hike will 'certainly' go through

Finance Minister Taro Aso said in his new year policy speech Friday that he will “certainly” go through with the second stage of the consumption tax hike to 10 percent in April 2017 to secure international trust in Japan’s efforts to return to fiscal ...

Jan 11, 2016

2016's economic outlook

Major economic decisions appear likely in 2016, including whether Abe will delay the consumption tax hike scheduled for April 2017.