Japan needs extra budget of over ¥10 trillion: LDP No. 2 Toshihiro Nikai

Business Nov 19, 2019

Japan needs extra budget of over ¥10 trillion: LDP No. 2 Toshihiro Nikai

The government needs to compile an extraordinary budget of more than ¥10 trillion to bolster the economy, a senior ruling party official said Tuesday. "As uncertainty grows about the economic outlook, (the government) cannot remove the public's anxiety without a large-scale supplementary budget," Toshihiro Nikai, ...

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