Comments for: Japan’s prime minister should affirm country’s plan to raise taxes, cut debt

Posted Sept. 10, 2013, at 1:14 p.m.

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is weighing a tough choice: whether to let an increase in the national sales tax proceed as planned next spring or to postpone it until the economy is stronger. With an announcement expected soon and markets nervously awaiting the decision, Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the …

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