Point with My Number Minister of Economic Rehabilitation Nishimura "Advance Start" November 13 22:29

As a measure against the economy associated with the consumption tax hike, Nishimura's Minister for Economic Revitalization wants to start the next plan in September next year, with regard to a new system that grants points that can be used for shopping to those who have My Number Cards. Showed.

The government is planning to introduce a new system to give points that can be used for shopping when a person with a My Number Card uses a cashless payment service as part of economic measures accompanying the increase in the consumption tax rate. We are making preparations to start around.

Regarding this, the minister in charge of economic revitalization Nishimura said at a press conference on the 13th, “While the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are held next year, a certain amount of inbound consumption is expected, but if the system starts in October, It will be empty. "

After that, he said, “If we can cope with the cost of preparing the system with a supplementary budget, we can move forward a little. We would like to consider a month ahead of schedule,” moving forward the original schedule and closing the Tokyo Paralympics next year. He expressed his desire to start in September.