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Japan Lawmakers Discuss Big Stimulus to Offset 2017 Tax Hike

  • Senior legislator Yamamoto now says go ahead with tax rise
  • Debate may now shift to size, shape of fiscal packages

Japan’s debate over whether to go ahead with a 2017 sales-tax increase is shifting in the wake of stabilization in global financial markets and signs of resilience in its economy.

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