Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday talked up measures to promote wage growth, as his Cabinet and the Bank of Japan continue to stoke inflation that’s eating steadily into consumers’ buying power.
“We will make efforts to help wages rise at a fast pace to catch up with inflation as soon as possible,” Abe told lawmakers at the Diet, which is conducting an extraordinary session.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.