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TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is considering urging the business sector to raise wages at next year's annual wage negotiations with labour unions, public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday.

Some in Kishida's administration are calling for targeting an average wage hike of around 3%, NHK said.

The proposal is expected to be discussed at a panel led by Kishida to be held later on Friday.

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