Japan must fill $200 billion output gap, PM contender Kono says
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan must take steps to fill a 22-trillion-yen ($200 billion) output gap in the economy, Taro Kono, a leading candidate in the race to lead the ruling party, said on Friday.
In a speech on his policy proposal, the vaccine minister also said the government must take the lead in promoting renewable energy as a theme deserving "highest priority".
(Reporting by Leika Kihara, Kiyoshi Takenaka and Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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