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All four candidates in the Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election said the government’s fiscal reconstruction goal may have to be delayed to prioritize resuscitating an economy ravaged by the pandemic.

During a debate Saturday, each candidate in the race, which will effectively decide who will replace Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga as the country’s leader, made their stance clear on the target to achieve a primary balance surplus by fiscal 2025.

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