Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama revealed at the press conference that there were about 900 applications on the 8th of the first day regarding the lump-sum payment to be paid to business partners of restaurants whose business hours were shortened due to the declaration of emergency. After that, he expressed his intention to support as many businesses as possible to apply.
For businesses that have transactions with restaurants that have shortened their business in areas where the state of emergency is declared, or businesses that are directly affected by refraining from going out, small and medium-sized enterprises, subject to a certain decrease in sales. In the case of a maximum of 600,000 yen, in the case of a sole proprietor, a maximum of 300,000 yen will be paid.
Acceptance of lump-sum payment applications began on the 8th, and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama revealed at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting that there were about 900 applications.
On top of that, Minister Kajiyama said, "The system is operating smoothly so far. We would like to provide information and support applications from the standpoint of businesses so that as many businesses as possible can continue to apply." It was.