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How second supplementary budget solves deficiency of first

  • May 28, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

First supplementary budget

Issues

Second supplementary budget

Employment-adjustment subsidies for companies that keep employees

Companies don’t pay leave allowances

Create a system to allow employees to apply for leave allowances by themselves

Amount not sufficient

Increase the daily limit of the subsidies to 15,000 yen per person

Subsidy program for sustaining small and medium-size companies

Many small and medium-size companies were denied the subsidy

Include free-lancers and venture businesses that were previously excluded

Amount not sufficient

Introduce subsidy to finance part of the companies’ rent

100,000 yen for every person

Distribution is delayed due to online trouble

Improve online system

1 trillion-yen special grants for local governments

Amount not sufficient

Increase the amount by 2 trillion

Special grant to improve local medical systems

Amount not sufficient

Increase the amount by 2.2 trillion yen

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