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Tax Cut Prospect Prodding Japan Brewers to Boost Beer Lineups

Tax Cut Prospect Prodding Japan Brewers to Boost Beer Lineups

   Tokyo, Sept. 24 (Jiji Press)--Japanese brewers are reinforcing their beer lineups ahead of an anticipated tax reduction, while trying to figure out ways to enable their beer-like products to overcome the projected tax hikes and survive fierce competition in the alcohol drinks market.
   Currently, taxes on beer and beer-like products differ depending mainly on malt content.

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