4 sales strong overseas beer
From such that the financial results for the year to December last year of the four companies beer giant unity, results of overseas operations have been pushed up by the depreciation of the yen, sales and the record high "Suntory Holdings" and "Asahi Group Holdings" , four companies were both increased sales.
To carbon fiber plant construction in the United States Toure
Of fiber giant "Toray", since it is expected future demand for carbon fiber has been attracting attention as a strong lighter than iron material, to expand around the aircraft for, a new plant in the United States over a period of approximately 100 billion yen It was officially announced it will strengthen the production capacity to build.
To raise application again Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc.
Hokkaido Electric Power, has revealed a policy to apply to the country that the deterioration of business conditions is as has continued under the influence of the shutdown of the night nuclear power plant, to raise electricity charges, such as for home again following the last year .
Price movements modest yen exchange rate
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of the beginning of the week, the yen has become a modest price movements trading aggressive is refrain from going to want to assess the outlook for the economy of the United States and China.
GDP external demand is the second consecutive negative
Growth rate of GDP = gross domestic product of the October to December last year, became a plus of 4 consecutive, but "external demand", exporters against the background of the overseas transfer of production bases and corporate slowdown in emerging economies because it is sluggish, it was negative for the second consecutive. The outlook for the economy of the future, experts have pointed out that employment and wage increases, trends in exports becomes the point in it.
Also postponed operations in heavy snow factory
Some of the leading manufacturers, such as the movement of the forego production at the plant has spread under the influence of heavy snow.
"Rush demand pushed up GDP"
From such as that in the rush demand that before the consumption tax hike, consumer spending was strong, the growth rate of GDP = gross domestic product in October-December last year, plus 0 in real terms compared with the three months before .3%, and 1.0% plus, became a plus of 4 consecutive years at an annualized rate. The department store in Tokyo's Ginza, since the fall of last year, last-minute demand that was before the increase in the consumption tax rate, has pushed up the sales of big ticket items and luxury watch, and jewelry.
Closing stock price rise
The Tokyo stock market beginning of the week, the movement to repurchase stocks weakened by this place and into the afternoon is growing, stock price has risen.
Heavy snow damage communication companies support measures
Communication companies, we have to take measures that in some municipalities, such as Yamanashi and Nagano damage of heavy snow have come up, such as to postpone the due date of the fee of the people affected by the disaster.
Also transported by helicopter to impact convenience store delivery
In heavy snow of this, the effect of delivery of goods may not be in some areas such as Yamanashi Prefecture, or has been delayed followed the leading convenience store companies.
The new international terminal at Naha Airport
It is expected that at Naha Airport passengers of international flights is increasing, the operation of the new terminal building will start from the 17th, the internationalization of Naha Airport is further progresses.
Some vegetables hindrance rise to harvest in heavy snow
From such that the impact of heavy snow since the beginning of this month, trouble has come out to harvest work, some vegetables such as green onions has risen in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has in heavy snow at the end of last week, that there is a possibility that the highs continue for some time.
Modest price movements stock price in the morning
While the order is out selling the growth rate of GDP = gross domestic product of the October to December last year, which was announced in the morning is as below the market expectations, the Tokyo stock market beginning of the week is, a move to buy back stocks that drops go out, stock prices has become a modest price movements as a whole.
TPP chief negotiators meeting begins
Chief negotiators meeting of TPP = Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement begins in Singapore, told reporters, Tsuruoka chief negotiating officer said, "we want to make every effort towards the ultimate resolution", it opened from the weekend We aim to outline agreement at the ministerial meeting to be, we showed the idea to accelerate the adjustment.
Toray carbon fiber of interest to plant construction in the United
Carbon fiber has been attracting attention as a strong lighter than iron material, the fiber giant "Toray", the future, as expected, a significant growth in demand is a new plant in the United States over a period of approximately 100 billion yen, such as for aircraft It was the firm policy of the construction, to enhance the production capacity.
Chief negotiators met in Singapore TPP
Following chief negotiators meeting to begin from the 17th in Singapore, TPP = Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, will be opened ministers meeting this weekend. In consultation with the United States, Japan has decided to explore a compromise about the handling of tariff of agricultural products of focus, aiming to outline agreement at the ministerial meeting in parallel with this.