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Labour demand continued to improve and household spending rose more than expected, providing hope that domestic demand could underwrite a recovery after lacklustre growth in the fourth quarter of last year.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is readying a USD 182 billion package this week in his latest bid to pull the economy out of deflation and bolster it ahead of the tax hike next April.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 08:49
Japan will tell G20 nations at a summit this week that it plans to go ahead with a two-stage sales tax hike from next year, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 09:27
Japan's economy grew an annualised 2.6 percent in April-June, a third straight quarter of expansion but slower than expected, which may heighten calls to delay a planned sales tax hike to ensure the country makes a sustained escape from deflation.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 18:46
The councillors agreed that increase of tax from 12 to 20 percent should be rolled back.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 10:57
Actress Monica Bellucci insists that her planned move from France to Brazil has nothing to do with an upcoming tax hike which prompted actor Gerard Depardieu to flee the European country.
Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 19:38
The government`s decision to levy 12 percent service tax on film and TV actors has left many fuming.
Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 16:03
Gutka traders have disapproved of the UP government`s decision to increase VAT on tobacco products from 12.5 per cent to 50 per cent, with some considering shifting their business to Delhi or Uttarakhand.
Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 21:47
Property prices will rise by a minimum of two percent immediately due to the hike in excise duty and service tax in the Budget, National Real Estate Development Council on Monday said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 00:06
Unveiling its annual budget of USD 3.8 trillion that calls for tax hikes on the rich, the Obama administration Monday proposed USD 2.4 billion in financial aid to Pakistan for the fiscal year 2013.
Last Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011, 20:25
The MCD on Monday said the hike in toll tax for commercial vehicles entering the city was not aimed at burdening the common man.
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