Intellasia East Asia News – Japanese Prime Minister Says Government Panel on Inflation and Wages to Meet on Friday

A Japanese government panel tasked with tackling rising prices and wage issues will meet on Friday and consider additional policy measures that should be taken, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Sunday.

Speaking to reporters in Niigata prefecture in northern Japan, Kishida said the government should consider reviewing and increasing grants for regional revitalization so they can be used to respond effectively to the outbreak. prices.

“I would like to compile additional measures and implement them without hesitation,” he said, adding that he recognizes the importance of offering support that matches the needs of local communities.

Kishida has made it a priority to tackle the impact of rising energy, food and commodity prices on businesses and consumers, instructing his government last month to draw up new measures policies.

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