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The government has decided to set up a task force to discuss how to reform Japan’s market economy in an attempt to achieve sustainable growth over the next 10 years, economic revitalization minister Akira Amari said Thursday.

To avoid widening economic disparities stemming from competitive principles based on market mechanisms, Japan will consider what kind of market economy system can attain an appropriate allocation of resources and economic benefits, Amari said at a press conference after a meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy.

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