More from Japan fin min Aso: Improvements in economy make tax hike more feasible

"More from Japan fin min Aso" … like he ever stops …
– Improvements in economy are making it more feasible to raise consumption tax
Japan raised its sales tax rate in 2014 (5% to 8% … from memory), the first phase … the country planned to raise its sales tax again (from 8% to 10%) in October 2015, but it delayed until April 2017 … and then delayed again to late 2019