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McDonald's Japan to keep current prices for most of its products despite new tax

The country’s consumption tax on food is deemed to be effective by the start of October.

McDonald’s Japan assured that they will retain its current prices for most items, following concerns around price hikes amidst a 10% consumption tax on food, according to the Japan Times report. 

The fast food chain’s decision applies to both dine-in and takeout items. It added that 70% of the menu items will not have their tax-included prices changed, including the Big Mac and coffee. Hamburger and cheeseburger prices is reported to rise by ¥10.

The country’s consumption tax on food is deemed to be effective by the start of October.

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