Japan’s ruling coalition agreed Wednesday to compile a fresh stimulus package to cushion the economic blow of surging fuel and grain prices caused by the war in Ukraine.

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who heads the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), said the government will consider an additional package as prices continue to rise and the Ukraine crisis heightens uncertainty over the outlook, according to Natsuo Yamaguchi, leader of the LDP’s ruling coalition Komeito.

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