Japan extends fuel subsidies to counter inflation until end-April
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will extend its current fuel subsidies to cushion the impact of energy inflation on households and businesses to the end of April, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Friday.
Kishida told reporters he would order the government as early as next week to compile additional emergency countermeasures for rising prices of oil and other goods by the end of April.
(Reporting by Kentaro Sugiyama and Kantaro Komiya)
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