Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama said at a meeting after the Cabinet meeting on the 12th that business partners of restaurants that shortened business hours and businesses affected by refraining from going out due to the declaration of emergency to 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures in the metropolitan area On the other hand, it was revealed that small and medium-sized enterprises will pay up to 400,000 yen and sole proprietors will pay up to 200,000 yen on condition that sales decrease.

Among them, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama said, "The state of emergency has been reissued, and we have decided to take firm measures for shortened business hours at restaurants and refraining from going out unnecessarily. Companies in severe situations, etc. The government will provide lump-sum payments for the government, "he said.

Specifically, the lump-sum payment is subject to the influence of businesses that directly or indirectly trade ingredients and products with restaurants in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures that operate in a short time, and refrain from going out. It is a business operator.

In both cases, the lump-sum payment amount is up to 400,000 yen for small and medium-sized enterprises, and individual business owners, provided that sales in January or February have decreased by 50% or more compared to the same month last year. Is up to 200,000 yen.

Minister Kajiyama said, "We will continue to pay close attention to the economic environment of the industrial world and take appropriate measures."