You are here

Japan consumer spending up sharply in Jan

Customers try to get as much spending done as possible ahead of April's hike in national consumption tax

Tokyo CONSUMER spending and industrial output in Japan moved sharply into higher gear in January, as consumers tried to get as much spending done as possible ahead of next month's increase in the national consumption tax. The move to raise it from 5 per cent to 8 per cent from April 1 has raised

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

grab

Receive $80 Grab vouchers valid for use on all Grab services except GrabHitch and GrabShuttle when you subscribe to BT All-Digital at only $0.99*/month.

Find out more at btsub.sg/promo

Powered by GET.comGetCom