Japan’s Aso Will Ask Business Leaders to Boost Wages, Kyodo Says

Prime Minister Taro Aso plans to meet with top Japanese corporate executives next week to seek higher wages for workers, Kyodo News reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Aso will meet with Fujio Mitarai, chairman of the Japan Business Federation, and other business leaders Dec. 1 in an effort to bolster the economy, the news service said, citing the people.