Business May 1, 2014

Corporate tax rate to be reduced by April '15, Nishimura says

Tokyo will start making significant cuts to the corporate tax rate by April 2015 in line with its aim of making the economy more competitive and of spurring a recovery driven by spending and massive monetary stimulus, deputy economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said. "Japan needs ...

Business Dec 4, 2013

TPP deputy may stand in for Amari at talks

Japan is considering sending a deputy of the minister in charge of Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks to attend a crucial negotiating session this week because Akira Amari has been hospitalized for checkups, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday. Whether TPP minister Amari can ...