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Japanese Economic Trend

Japan economic activity covering production, distribution, consumption and trade of goods and services including GDP Growth Rate and Exchange Rate.

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  • The Japanese government offered the assessment in its Monthly Economic Report for February that "the Japanese economy is recovering at a moderate pace."Concerning short-term prospects, the economy is expected to continue recovering, supported by the effects of the policies, while employment and income situation is improving. However, attention should be given to the effects of situations over trade issues on the world economy, the prospect of the Chinese economy, the uncertainty of situations and policies in overseas economies and the effects of fluctuations in the financial and capital markets."

GDP Growth Rate 08 March 2019

Q4 2018

Real GDP Growth

0.3

QOQ  +0.9 Points

Annualized Rate

1.4

QOQ  +3.9points

3.1 Gross Domestic Product: Quarter on Quarter (Real/Seasonally Adjusted)

Unemployment Rate 08 March 2019

Dec 2018

Unemployment Rate

2.4

MOM  -0.1 Points

Unemployment

1.59 million

MOM  -9 million

3.2 Unemployment Rate

Exchange Rate 08 March 2019

3.3 Japanese Yen Exchange Rate (Monthly-Average)

US Dollar/Japanese Yen

Feb 2019 (Monthly-Average)

USD/JPY 110.38

Euro/Japanese Yen

Feb 2019 (Monthly-Average)

EUR/JPY 125.30

Chinese Renminbi/Japanese Yen

Feb 2019 (Monthly-Average)

CNY/JPY 16.37

South Korean Won/Japanese Yen

Feb 2019 (Monthly-Average)

100KRW/JPY 9.85

CPI 08 March 2019

Jan 2019

101.5

MOM  +0.0 Points

3.4 Consumer Price Index

Index related to consuming activities 08 March 2019

3.5 Consumption Expenditure per Household Annual

Source : Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Family Income and Expenditure Survey"
*Yearly Average of Monthly Income and Expenditure per Household - Workers' households containing over 2 adults (2000~2016)
*The data is including agricultural, forestry and fisheries households.

3.6 Consumption expenditures on Travel & Communication Annual

Source : Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Family Income and Expenditure Survey"
*Yearly Average of Monthly Income and Expenditure per Household - Workers' households containing over 2 adults (2000~2016)
*The data is including agricultural, forestry and fisheries households.

3.7 Sales of Department Stores (Nationwide)

3.8 Wholesale Price of Unleaded Gasoline by Month (National Average)

Source : Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
Wholesale price for major oil companies' gas station (Without Consumption Tax)