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Key items in second supplementary budget plan

  • May 28, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

Employment support

451.9 billion yen

Raising the daily limit of employment-adjustment subsidies to 15,000 yen per person.

Creating a system to allow workers to apply for leave allowance themselves.

Financial support for businesses

11,639 billion yen

Increasing interest-free loans extended to companies by government lenders.

Implementing capital infusion measures.

Rent subsidies

2,024.2 billion yen

Providing businesses whose income has plunged with a subsidy of up to 1 million yen per month to assist with their rent for a maximum of six months.

Medical system improvement

2,989.2 billion yen

Guaranteeing income of key local hospitals.

Distributing up to 200,000 yen to healthcare workers treating coronavirus patients.

Special grants to local governments

2 trillion yen

Providing additional special grants worth 2 trillion yen for support measures tailored to local conditions.

Subsidy program for sustaining businesses

1,940 billion yen

Boosting measures to include businesses started in 2020 and all freelancers.

Subsidies for single-parent households

136.5 billion yen

Distributing 50,000 yen to households eligible for childcare allowances and an additional 50,000 yen for households that experienced a significant drop in income.

Reserves

10 trillion yen

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