Daytime discounts on expressway tolls to end

Nov 24, 2013

Daytime discounts on expressway tolls to end

The transport ministry plans to abolish daytime discounts for expressway tolls on weekdays at the end of March, informed sources said. Drivers using the electronic toll collection system receive a 30 percent discount between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on routes managed by East ...

Retailers may not reflect tax hike in prices

Oct 4, 2013

Retailers may not reflect tax hike in prices

Two major retailers might decide to leave product prices unchanged after the consumption tax is raised to 8 percent next April. “It is our duty to offer an item, say currently priced at ¥98, at the same price even after the tax rate rises ...