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Japan PM delays tax hike in blow for Abenomics

Jun 01, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe postpones the increase in tariff to late 2019 when he is likely no longer in office

epa05339791 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gestures during a press conference at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, 01 June 2016. Prime Minister Abe announced the delay of the consumption tax hike from April 2017 to October 2019. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Japan's Abe may leave tax hike to next PM – reports

May 29, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Japan PM Shinzo Abe tells his close aides that he intends to push back a planned raise in taxes to October 2019

TAXATION. Japan PM Shinzo Abe will likely leave the tricky work of imposing heavier taxes to his successor. How Hwee Young/EPA