• Kyodo News


Delegates from the Japan Business Federation (Nippon Keidanren) told Finance Minister Hirohisa Fujii on Wednesday that the group is opposed to an environmental tax for now, federation officials said.

One participant from the nation’s most influential business lobby told reporters, “I got the impression that the environmental tax will not be introduced in the next fiscal year.”

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