The Japanese government has imposed a tax on leaving the country for tourists, writes the news portal RIA. The tax is associated with an increase in tourist traffic, which, according to experts, will reach 40 million people by 2020, as well as free visas. Since January 7, tourists leaving the country by sea or by air. You will need to pay a fee of 1000 yen, which is 10 US dollars. At the same time, travelers who purchase tickets before the specified date will not have to pay tax. It is worth noting that the new law will not affect the crews of ships, deported citizens, as well as passengers of airplanes and cruise liners who entered the ports of the country due to weather conditions.