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Japan's long-awaited defined-benefit law is timidCOMPANIES WITH PENSION PLANS
Employers can contribute up to $1,800 per year Employees can't contributeCOMPANIES WITHOUT PENSION PLANS
Employers can contribute up to $3,600 per year Employees can't contributeSELF-EMPLOYED
Can contribute up to $6,800* per year* Ceiling depends on national pension contributions
Data: Health, Welfare & Labor Ministry