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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 December that "the Japanese economy is recovering at a moderate pace." Concerning short-term prospects, the government showed its opinion of that "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 risks including the effects of situations over trade issues on the world economy, the uncertainty in overseas economies and the effects of fluctuations in the financial and capital markets."

GDP Growth Rate 08 November 2018

Q2 2018

Real GDP Growth

0.7

QOQ  +0.9 Points

Annualized Rate

1.9

QOQ  +2.5points

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

Unemployment Rate 10 January 2019

Nov 2018

Unemployment Rate

2.5

MOM  +0.1 Points

Unemployment

1.68 million

MOM  +5 million

3.2 Unemployment Rate

Exchange Rate 10 January 2019

3.3 Japanese Yen Exchange Rate (Monthly-Average)

US Dollar/Japanese Yen

Dec 2018 (Monthly-Average)

USD/JPY 112.51

Euro/Japanese Yen

Dec 2018 (Monthly-Average)

EUR/JPY 127.92

Chinese Renminbi/Japanese Yen

Dec 2018 (Monthly-Average)

CNY/JPY 16.33

South Korean Won/Japanese Yen

Dec 2018 (Monthly-Average)

100KRW/JPY 10.03

CPI 10 January 2019

Nov 2018

101.8

MOM  -0.2 Points

3.4 Consumer Price Index

Index related to consuming activities 10 January 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)