Japan to foresee 5.5 trln yen primary balance deficit in FY2025 -Kyodo

FILE PHOTO: City skyline and harbour are seen at sunrise from a quarantine bus window during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
FILE PHOTO: City skyline and harbour are seen at sunrise from a quarantine bus window during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

January 13, 2022

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s finance ministry will estimate that the national government’s primary balance deficit will come to 5.5 trillion yen ($48 billion) in fiscal 2025, the Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

($1 = 114.4900 yen)

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink)