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Money from proposed tax would be used to assist Japanese abroad

Nov 20, 2017

Money from proposed tax would be used to assist Japanese abroad

The Japan Tourism Agency is considering using revenue from a proposed departure tax for measures to assist Japanese traveling abroad, including a system to quickly confirm their safety in times of emergency. The planned new tax, to be levied on all people departing from Japan, ...

Nov 20, 2017

Nippon Flour to raise prices of home-use products in January

Nippon Flour Mills Co. said Monday it will raise prices of some home-use flour and premix products starting with shipments on Jan. 4. The move comes after the government increased the price of imported wheat it sells to flour mills in October, and partly on ...

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Dollar weaker around ¥112 in Tokyo

The dollar was weaker around ¥112 in Tokyo trading on Monday, affected by the euro's slide against the Japanese currency after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly failed to conclude talks on forming a coalition government. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.06-06, down from ...