Council established to foreign travelers attract
Last year, and let's further increased towards the Tokyo Olympics of 2020, the foreign travelers visiting Japan in excess of the 10 million people a year, council by local government officials and tourism industry was established, and beyond the boundaries of the industry , it was decided to tackle, such as PR tourist destinations and strengthening of foreign language support.
Spring offensive SMEs questionnaire
Results before the spring offensive, NHK has performed a questionnaire to approximately 200 SMEs across the country, corporate performance is strong has remained although some company called "to consider pay increase" was up 70% too . Voice "amid labor shortage is worsening economy recovers, not forced to raise wages in order to ensure the human resources" and has been heard.
100 companies surveys 70% spring offensive "wage increase consideration"
Results before the spring offensive that earnest from next month, NHK has questionnaire targeted 100 companies major companies, I've found that 71% are considering to raise wages in some form. However, companies that are considering the base up to raise across the board base salary remains at 9 percent, the movement for achieving raised wages of the whole has been limited.
It rose 102 yen yen exchange rate
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of the beginning of the week, from concerns about the outlook for emerging economies, a movement to buy a circle that is a relatively safe currency is strengthened, the yen has risen to the second half of $ 1 = 102 yen table.
I exceed previous year's shipment three years of white goods
In last-minute demand that before the increase in the consumption tax rate and scorching heat of summer, the movement of the replacement is spread around a large appliances high price range, domestic shipments of the last year of the so-called white goods such as refrigerators and air conditioners, the first time in three years I was higher than the performance of the previous year to.
I am more than the previous year for the second consecutive year the restaurant industry sales
Etc. It addition to the fact that against the background of the economic recovery, shopper has increased in the family restaurant, sales of the menu of the high price range were strong, sales of the last year of the food service industry, the previous year for the second year in a row I was higher than the.
1143 trillion yen next fiscal year end total debt of the country
The total debt of the country in which combined such loans and government bonds has exceeded 1,000 trillion yen for the first time last year, but it is expected to 1143 trillion yen to swell to the end of March next year, we found in the summary of the Ministry of Finance.
The deficit of the largest ever trade balance last year
And a deficit of 11 trillion 474.5 billion yen, trade balance of Japan for one year last year, became a deficit of the largest ever from such that the value of imports of LNG = liquefied natural gas and crude oil swelled by the depreciation of the yen. Trade deficit with Japan is the third consecutive year now.
¥ 15,000 cracking decline in stock prices temporarily
In response to that, in addition to future concerns of emerging economies, the yen has advanced in the foreign exchange market, the Nikkei Stock Average and interrupt the ¥ 15,000 temporary, the Tokyo stock market of the 27th beginning of the week is, significant stock price I have fallen into.
"The policy description incorporating consumption tax increase," Bank of Japan
the contents of the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Bank of Japan has opened last month becomes clear, within this, monetary policy of the Bank of Japan, the fact that you are doing in helping incorporating also the economy from falling temporarily under the influence of the increase in the consumption tax rate , it was found that pointed out that we should continue to explain more clearly, was out multiple.
Trading starts at 15,000 yen cracking stock price decline
The Nikkei Stock Average, drops significantly, the Tokyo stock market of the 27th beginning of the week is a month and a half the first time or approximately 2 under the influence of such as the New York market at the end of last week the stock price fell significantly in the future concerns of emerging economies transaction has started and interrupts the ¥ 15,000.
¥ 1 ultra-rise from the end of last week circle
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of the beginning of the week, from concerns about the outlook for emerging economies, a movement to buy a circle that is a relatively safe currency is strengthened, the yen has risen by 1 yen or more compared to the end of last week . By the end of "Last week, the currency of Argentina drops significantly, it was spread to currency depreciation, such as South Africa and Turkey, concerns about the outlook for emerging economies is growing rapidly, market officials and relatively safe currency I am talking about the movement to buy a circle that is is "growing stronger.
Start wage increase or spread spring offensive virtually
Koga, chairman of the Union and Yonekura, chairman of Keidanren to participate, to explain the basic idea for the spring offensive "labor-management forum" will start from the 27th, spring offensive of this year will start virtually. This year, will be the focus, including the base up to raise across the board base salary, up to where the movement of the wage increase is or spread.
Consumption tax taxi to pass 10 yen
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, has solidified a policy to 10 yen as before, the pass-through to the taxi fare due to the consumption tax hike in April this year. The rail and bus, there is also a place where ¥ 1 unit is introduced, by transportation, correspondence has been divided.