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Japan doesn't need fiscal stimulus, economic adviser says

/ Jul 27, 2017

Japan doesn't need fiscal stimulus, economic adviser says

With the economy growing above its potential rate, the nation needs structural reforms rather than a big dose of government spending, according to Susumu Takahashi, a member of the government's economic and fiscal policy council. Strong exports and resilient domestic demand have set the economy ...

Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

/ Jul 15, 2017

Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to give budget priority to fostering human resources as the government proceeds with the process of drawing up the fiscal 2018 state budget. Japan faces the difficult task of securing enough revenue to cover the rapidly aging nation's ballooning social ...