fxstreet.com 01 Feb, 2021 03:00 am

Japan seen extending COVID-19 state of emergency this week – NHK

Japan seen extending COVID-19 state of emergency this week – NHK
The Japanese government is expected to hold a meeting of its experts this week to announce an extension to the coronavirus induced state of emergency

FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements.It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature.The Japanese government is expected to hold a meeting of its experts this week to announce an extension to the coronavirus induced state of emergency for Tokyo and other prefectures, public broadcaster NHK said on Monday.The government may also consider lifting the state of emergency in some less-populated areas such as Tochigi Prefecture, which has seen a decline in cases, the local media outlet reported.

Meanwhile, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are scheduled to hold phone talks for the first time later on Monday, Kyodo news agency reported.The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FXStreet nor its advertisers.

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