Motoshige Itoh, Professor of Graduate School of Economics at the University of Tokyo, speaks during the Reuters Japan Investment Summit in Tokyo May 19, 2014. Japan's government should stick with its ... more 
Motoshige Itoh, Professor of Graduate School of Economics at the University of Tokyo, speaks during the Reuters Japan Investment Summit in Tokyo May 19, 2014. Japan's government should stick with its plan to raise the sales tax again to 10 percent next year as the economy has shown it is resilient enough to withstand the burden, Itoh, a member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, said at the Summit on Monday. To match JAPAN-SUMMIT/SALES TAX REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) less 
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Mon, May 19, 2014 4:18 AM EDT