Japan's economy minister instructed by new PM to take steps without hesitation
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Thursday that new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga had instructed him to take steps without hesitation to protect jobs, keep companies in business and help the economic recovery.
Nishimura, speaking to reporters, said he felt consumer spending was picking up in September and the pace of falls in exports was slowing.
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)
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