The prospect sharp president second half turnaround
At a press conference of the day, Okuda Takashi president major electronics manufacturers of "Sharp" showed recognition prospect that it is possible to achieve a surplus in the operating income for the year the second half that set a goal that was towards the turnaround that was standing .
To stop production of Sumitomo Chemical ethylene
As a raw material for the Omoto, such as plastic for "ethylene", as demand has been sluggish relocated abroad one after another manufacturing base of suppliers, Sumitomo Chemical of facilities in the country only in the Chiba Prefecture until the year after next It was announced that it would stop production.
To $ 1 = 92 yen yen exchange rate
Movement to buy the dollar by selling yen from such expectations for economic recovery in the United States is strengthened further the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on the 1st, yen exchange rate, $ 1 which is a weaker yen level of the month the first time or about 2 years 8 = I have drops to 92 yen level.
2 quarters surplus month closing or Panasonic 3
Sales of digital devices such as TV, despite the decline from as a result of reduced labor costs, financial results for the month, surplus of 61.3 billion yen the final profit or loss or 3 of October to December last year major electronics manufacturers of "Panasonic" became.
Death based on government Tax Commission Chairman Hiroshi Kato
The 30th last month, Kato Hiroshi Chiba University of Commerce of former provost who served as the chairman of such tax commission of the government died at a hospital in Tokyo for heart failure. Was 86 years old.
Nikkei Stock Average rise in the Tokyo market weaker yen
The Tokyo stock market of the day, the fact that the depreciation of the yen has advanced further in the foreign exchange market and into the afternoon, order increases to buy, such as export-related stocks, stock price has risen.
5 quarters surplus month closing or sharp 3
The financial results for the three months from October to December last year major electronics manufacturers have set a target that towards the turnaround to profitability the operating profit for the current year second half of the "Sharp", operating income of 2.6 billion yen it becomes surplus, was profitable in five quarters as the closing of every three months.
Job fair is overseas staffing ion
Amid inward-oriented students is pointed out, the distribution giants are accelerating store openings in Asia "ion", the 1st, die trying to win a lot of human resources with the international sensation and desire to work in stores overseas I held a job fair a scale.
Mechanism inauguration of agriculture, forestry and fisheries commercialization support
The 1st to assist in such funding when engaged people, embark on businesses such as manufacturing and sales of processed food and established a subsidiary in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, made in the public and private sectors "Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries growing industrialization support mechanism", was launched.
Hayashi to Agriculture Minister Isahaya Bay open gate investigation tour local visit
In order to obtain an understanding of the Fukuoka High Court ordered by around the Isahaya Bay reclamation project in Nagasaki Prefecture, the implementation of the open gate study to examine the relationship between damage to fisheries and business, for the first time after he took office, Hayashi Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the 2nd It was revealed that visit the Saga and Nagasaki three days.
Is less than 10 million people manufacturing workers
When depends on the labor force survey of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the number of workers in the manufacturing sector in December last year at 9.98 million people, that '36 since Showa, was below the 10 million people 51 years was found.
Bonus reduced influence consumption expenditure decreased
Such that the amount paid bonuses this winter of the leading companies has decreased the influence, consumption spending in December last year that shows the movement of consumer spending, were down compared to the same month of the previous year in the month the first time or two .
Improvements to the 4.3 percent unemployment rate last year
The unemployment rate of the average of the last year at 4.3 percent, was 0.3 percentage point improvement compared to the previous year.
New company Panasonic semiconductor and Fujitsu
And established a new company by integrating the business of semiconductor called profitability is deteriorating "system LSI", Panasonic and Fujitsu of major electronics manufacturers, the investment of several tens of billion yen from the Development Bank of Japan in this new company that it is advancing the final adjustment in the direction you receive is now clear.