Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Ukraine: Up to five ‘insurgents’ killed at Sloviansk, ministry of interior tells AFP
  • Libya is facing a ‘severe challenge’ from increased extremist violence, says U.S. deputy secretary of state William Burns
  • Spain’s unemployment rate falls to 25.73%, reports AFP
  • Ukraine: Separatists’ spokesman says civilians ordered to evacuate Slaviansk after Ukrainian armoured vehicles enter city (AFP).
  • Three Americans killed in shooting at hospital in Kabul (AFP)

Japanese economy

World news about “Japanese economy” published by euronews.

28/03 13:24 CET

Japan: Spending spree for shoppers ahead of sales tax rise

Japan: Spending spree for shoppers ahead of sales tax rise

There is so much to buy and so little time! It is spend, spend, spend in Japan where last-minute shopping has become something of a national pastime. Consumers are buying ahead - and buying in abundance - before their budgets are squeezed by a rise in sales tax on April 1…


Log in
Please enter your login details