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Economic news(2022/12/09)

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Income from the sale of inherited houses to extend tax reduction measures to curb vacant houses

2022-12-09 21:47:00
The government and the ruling party plan to extend the measure to deduct up to 30 million yen from the income earned from the sale of a house inherited from a parent or other person, if certain conditions are met, for four years from the year after next. Hardened. By actively promoting sales, we aim to make effective use of the ever-increasing number of vacant houses.


[Economic column]

2022-12-09 21:15:00
Discussions by the ruling party's Tax Research Commission over the expansion of NISA, a preferential tax system for individual investors, are reaching a climax. Expansion of NISA is drawing attention as a concrete measure of the Kishida administration's plan to double asset income. Will the shift from savings to investment proceed as intended, leading to the revitalization of the market? (Economics Department reporter Kentaro Makata)


Partial business suspension order for FTX Japan extended for 3 months Kanto Local Finance Bureau

2022-12-09 20:29:00
Due to the bankruptcy of FTX Trading, a major crypto asset exchange business that operates globally, the Kanto Local Finance Bureau announced to the Japanese subsidiary FTX Japan that it would not be possible to promptly return the assets entrusted to it by customers. The period of some business suspension orders, which had been until the 9th, was extended by 3 months.


Yen exchange rate small price movement Waiting before next week's US monetary policy decision meeting

2022-12-09 19:37:00
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 9th, the yen exchange rate fluctuated slightly as a result of nervous trading over the outlook for the future of US monetary policy.


New car sales in China in November decreased compared to the same month of the previous year, but EVs increased significantly

2022-12-09 19:27:00
China's new car sales last month were 2.328 million units, down 7.9% from the same month last year.


Stock prices rise for the first time in 3 days

2022-12-09 15:57:00
In the Tokyo stock market on the 9th, the stock price rose for the first time in three days as the sense of caution about the prolonged monetary tightening in the United States somewhat eased, and the movement to buy back stocks that had recently fallen in price increased.


Joint Statement with Democratic Republic of the Congo for Stable Procurement of Rare Metals Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

2022-12-09 14:38:00
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has issued a joint statement stating that it will cooperate with the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, a major producing country, to expand investment in order to secure stable procurement of rare metals used in electric vehicles and other products. bottom.


Review of ODA guidelines for the first time in eight years

2022-12-09 12:41:00
A panel of experts has put together a report aimed at reviewing the "Outline," which sets out guidelines for next year's ODA (Official Development Assistance). In addition to emphasizing cooperation in strengthening economic security, it should clarify the path to achieving the goal by doubling the budget scale.


Financial resources for increased defense spending ``Be cautious about increasing taxes on companies'' Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura

2022-12-09 11:45:00
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura commented that the government and ruling parties are expected to consider raising taxes centered on the corporate tax in order to cover the financial resources that will be lacking due to the increase in defense spending. While showing his willingness to do so, he said that the next five years would be the last chance to revive the Japanese economy, and that tax increases on companies should be dealt with cautiously.


Administrative guidance to Rakuten Mobile due to communication failure in September Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

2022-12-09 10:06:00
Due to Rakuten Mobile's communication failure that occurred in September this year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications issued administrative guidance on the 9th to instruct the company to prevent recurrence, saying that it would have a serious impact on society and economic activities.


US regulator sues over Microsoft's plan to buy gaming giant

2022-12-09 08:30:00
The US regulator, the FTC = Federal Trade Commission, has filed a lawsuit to block the acquisition of a major game company by IT giant Microsoft, saying that it may hinder market competition.


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