• Kyodo News


The government released a list of goods Wednesday, including local premium-added gift certificates, that will be exchangeable with Eco-points awarded for purchases of energy-efficient electronic products.

While one Eco-point is counted as ¥1 in principle, the list on the official Eco-point Web site shows 1,000 points can be exchanged for a ¥1,100 prepaid card for participating shops in Shihoro, Hokkaido, and 5,000 points for a ¥5,500 certificate for certain stores in Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture.

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