20 Jan '11, 8am

Japan's government finances to worsen: TOKYO: Japan's government will face greater difficulty paying its way wit...

TOKYO: Japan's government will face greater difficulty paying its way without debt a decade from now than previously thought according to a new projection to be handed to ministers on Friday, a news report said. The "primary balance deficit" - a measure of how well the government can pay its way with taxes and other revenues - is set to hit 23.2 trillion yen (280 billion dollars) in the 2020 fiscal year, up 1.5 trillion yen from an earlier estimate in June, the Nikkei business daily said. The official forecast, to be submitted to the cabinet on Friday, shows that Prime Minister Naoto Kan faces an even greater challenge meeting his government's target of a primary balance surplus by the end of fiscal 2020. The new estimate, calculated under a conservative methodology, means Tokyo will fall 23.2 trillion yen short of that goal, the Nikkei said. "This suggests that drastic st...

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