Economic Planning Agency


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Economic Planning Agency

A former independent agency in Japan that helped advise the government on economic issues. In 2001, it was merged into the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
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Economic Planning Agency chief Taichi Sakaiya said Wednesday he does not expect rising crude oil prices to have a destructive impact on the Japanese economy.
Japan's Economic Planning Agency Director General Taichi Sakaiya said he reached the agreement during a meeting with Zeng Peiyang, head of China's State Development Planning Commission.
But Economic Planning Agency head Taiichi Sakaiya noted that record-high unemployment and efforts at structural reform need close watching.
Sumiko Takahara, former head of the Economic Planning Agency (EPA) and former Central League president, died Sunday from a malignant lymphatic tumor at a Tokyo hospital, her family said.
08 percentage point, the Economic Planning Agency (EPA) said Wednesday.
3% have done shopping through it, the Economic Planning Agency (EPA) said Thursday.
Japan's Economic Planning Agency chief Taichi Sakaiya on Wednesday said the yen's strength against the U.
Pessimism in households and corporations has soured consumption and investment, and it is uncertain whether the country is headed toward recovery or recession, a monthly report by the Economic Planning Agency said Friday.
Currently, bureaucrats of the Cabinet Office, especially those from the former Economic Planning Agency, serve as secretaries for the council.
The Economic Planning Agency (EPA) said Tuesday it has revised down Japan's coincident economic index for October to 70.
TOKYO, March 9 Kyodo Economic Planning Agency chief Taichi Sakaiya said Tuesday he sees no need to take immediate action on interest rates, saying both long-term and short-term rates have fallen considerably from last month.
The Economic Planning Agency said Tuesday that the nation's gross domestic product grew by 3 percent from the October-December quarter, an annual rate of 12.

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