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Business leaders have called on the government to raise the consumption tax to more than 10 percent while maintaining its determination to promote fiscal responsibility.

The comments come after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a plan to review the use of revenue from the second stage of the tax hike to 10 percent slated for October 2019. The first stage raised it to the current 8 percent from 5 percent.

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