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Japan cabinet approves spending package to ease inflation pain – Reuters.com

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Oct 28, 2022

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TOKYO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s government on Friday unveiled a new stimulus package with spending worth 39.0 trillion yen ($265 billion) that it said would boost gross domestic product (GDP) by around 4.6%.

The government said it would compile an extra budget in the current fiscal year worth 29.6 trillion yen to fund the package.

In a document detailing the package, the government also expressed hope the Bank of Japan would pay attention to the impact financial market moves could have on the economy.

($1 = 147.0900 yen)

Reporting by Daniel Leussink
Editing by Chang-Ran Kim

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