• Kyodo News


Fujio Mitarai, head of the Japan Business Federation (Nippon Keidanren), urged the government Friday to detail its medium to long-term economic growth strategy at an early date and step up efforts to restore the nation’s fiscal health.

It is important to “establish an economic growth strategy and promote tax, fiscal and social welfare reforms in an integral manner,” Mitarai, chairman of Japan’s most powerful business lobby, said in a New Year’s message.

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