Japan finance minister Aso remarks on the sales tax hike, budget, and more

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

The Japanese finance minister speaking:

  • The sales tax needs to be raised for fiscal consolidation
  • But if the economy is not strong the hike can not proceed
  • Will put together a new primary balance goal next summer
Aso knows that the latest indications on the economy are quite positive, so he'll push for the tax hike as scheduled

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