Global oil demand forecast to fall by more than 9% IEA
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the new coronavirus will reduce global oil demand by a whopping 9%. In particular, the fall from this month to June is significant, and the IEA says it is difficult to balance supply and demand even if oil-producing countries narrow their production.
Announced that it is developing a message application about the possibility of rich contact
Amid the spread of new coronavirus infection, it was revealed that an organization created by IT engineers and others is developing a smartphone application that delivers a message to people who may have a deep contact with the infected person.
Estimated passenger revenue of world airlines fell 55% year-on-year
Due to the spread of new coronavirus infections, the number of flights has declined drastically, and it has been announced that airline carriers around the world will reduce passenger revenue for the year by 55% compared to the previous year. .
Temporarily closed to 16,000 employees ANA Holdings
ANA Airlines, a major airline company, will significantly reduce the number of flights due to the spread of the new coronavirus, so it will expand the number of employees temporarily suspended. The target number is 16,000, including cabin crew and employees working at the airport, which is one-third of the group.
Secured over 120,000 high-performance masks for medical use Keidanren
Keidanren called on its member companies to provide more than 120,000 masks in response to the lack of high-performance masks that prevent infections in various medical settings due to the spread of new coronavirus infections. I made it clear that I secured it.
Postponement of announcement of Yokohama-shi IR implementation policy New coronavirus
The city of Yokohama, which is promoting the attraction of IR = integrated resort facilities including a casino, said that the city's preparatory work may be delayed due to the influence of the new coronavirus, and announced the implementation policy planned for June this year. I decided to postpone it for two months.
Toshiba to close all domestic bases in principle
In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, Toshiba will, in principle, close all domestic bases including the head office and factory from the 20th of this month to the 6th of next month in order to minimize the number of employees going to work. I decided to This is an exceptional response for all employees of the group, which has approximately 76,000 employees.
All domestic plants in Toyota shut down for two days Demand was sluggish due to spread of infection
Due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the demand for new cars is sluggish worldwide, so Toyota decided to shut down all domestic automobile factories on the 1st and 11th of next month. It was
JR Hokkaido employee "temporary leave" New Corona users drastically reduced users
President Shimada of JR Hokkaido, which has been under severe management, said that he could not expect recovery for the time being due to the spread of new coronavirus infections and the number of users was drastically reduced. It was revealed that there will be a "temporary leave".
Extended production suspension period at two Suzuki plants New coronavirus
Suzuki, an automaker, decided that it would be difficult to procure parts from overseas due to the spread of the new coronavirus, and it has decided to partially suspend production at domestic plants.
Mask production to 60 million sheets per month in Japan Iris Oyama facility expansion
Iris Oyama, a major household goods manufacturer headquartered in Sendai, will start producing 60 million masks a month in Japan this June. The company is also aiming to increase production by promoting the expansion of equipment.
Yen price rises somewhat
On the 15th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have risen somewhat.
JFE Steel Okayama and Hiroshima to suspend blast furnace New corona impact
JFE Steel, a major steel company, announced that it will suspend one blast furnace at each of its steelworks in Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures due to a significant decrease in demand for steel materials due to the spread of new coronavirus infection. did.
Corresponding to lack of mask P & G to produce at cosmetics factory New Corona
Due to the continued lack of masks due to the spread of the new coronavirus, P & G Japan, a major manufacturer of daily necessities, has decided to embark on the production of masks by utilizing its cosmetics factory in Shiga Prefecture.
Financing for coal-fired power plants Mizuho Financial Group
While reducing greenhouse gas emissions has become an international issue, Mizuho Financial Group, a major financial group, has decided not to provide loans to coal-fired power plants. Other major financial groups have the same policy, and the financial community is rushing to shift to an environmentally friendly attitude.
93% decrease in foreign tourists visiting Japan in March
The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan last month dropped by 93% compared to the same month last year due to the spread of the new coronavirus. With the largest reduction ever recorded, even beyond the decline immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the damage to the domestic economy due to the spread of infection is becoming more serious.
AEON will provide a flat-rate allowance of 10,000 yen for part-time and part-time workers in 7 prefectures
While the emergency declaration was issued and the refraining from going out was demanded, Aeon, a major distribution company, said that the burden on the business was increasing due to infection prevention measures at stores in the target area, and it was uniform for part-time workers and part-time workers. I have decided to pay a 10,000 yen allowance.
Postponed relisting of shares on Skymark TSE Impact of new Corona
"Skymark," an airline company that went bankrupt five years ago, decided to postpone the planned relisting of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. This is because the business environment is rapidly deteriorating due to the spread of new coronavirus infections.
Lifting of side business to maintain a living Temporary holiday travel agency New Corona
Travel agencies, which are forced to take temporary leave due to a sharp drop in travel demand, are busy taking measures such as banning side jobs to maintain the lives of employees.
Expectations for new corona treatment to begin production of "Abigan" during clinical trials
FUJIFILM has announced that it has begun to increase production of "Abigan," which is expected as a therapeutic drug for the new coronavirus. This September, we plan to produce 300,000 people per month, which is about seven times the current level.
Stock price drop New Corona worries about global economic downturn
The Tokyo stock market on the 15th saw the Nikkei Stock Average drop due to concerns over the global economic downturn due to the prolonged spread of the new coronavirus.
Honda to stop one production line due to difficulty in parts procurement New Corona
Due to the difficulty of procuring parts due to the influence of the new coronavirus, Honda decided to temporarily stop one of the production lines at its factory in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture from the 17th.
Reduced travel by public transport Tokyo 45% NY 87% Apple releases data
US IT giant Apple has begun to publish data showing changes in the movement of users around the world in order to support measures against the new coronavirus.
World economic growth rate-3% Worst since the Great Depression
The IMF = International Monetary Fund announced that the economic growth rate for the entire world this year will drop significantly to -3% due to the spread of the new coronavirus, and after the Great Depression that began in 1929. I showed the recognition that it would be the worst.
A new route for local tourists due to a decrease in the number of foreign tourists Sapporo Hotel New Corona
In addition to foreign tourists, the number of domestic tourists has fallen sharply, and the accommodation business in Hokkaido is struggling. A hotel in Sapporo city has launched a new strategy to recover the number of customers. The target is local people.
Declaration of emergencies 7 40% to 70% reduction in the number of people in central prefectures
The number of people on the 14th in the central areas of the 7 prefectures in which the state of emergency has been declared has decreased by 40% to 70% compared to before the spread of the new coronavirus infection, and has generally leveled off on the 13th.
Kansai International Airport: No passenger arrivals / departures on international flights affected by new corona
Kansai Airport, which has been suspended due to the spread of the new coronavirus, has been shut down and flights have been cut off.
Falling stock prices Concerns over economic downturn due to prolonged new corona
On the 15th, the Tokyo stock market has fallen in price due to concerns that the global economy will fall due to the prolonged spread of the new coronavirus infection.
JR Hokkaido employees “temporary leave” New Corona due to drastic decrease in users
JR Hokkaido, which has continued tough management, has decided to carry out a "temporary leave" to temporarily suspend employees etc., assuming that the number of users has greatly decreased due to the spread of new coronavirus infection and recovery cannot be expected for the time being. I decided.
Yen exchange rate rise The dollar is likely to be sold due to the effects of FRB funding measures, etc.
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 15th and the yen exchange rate have risen.
U.S. Emergency Economic Measures 10 companies selected for airline support New Corona
Under the influence of the spread of the new coronavirus, the US government is suffering from a drastic deterioration in management as a target of a support amount of more than 3 trillion yen for domestic airlines decided by the emergency economic measures mentioned earlier. It was made clear that 10 companies including Delta and Delta were selected.
Stock Price Fall "Worst Growth Rate After World Depression" IMF Outlook
On the 15th, the Tokyo stock market has fallen in price due to concerns that the global economy will decline due to the prolonged spread of the new coronavirus infection.
Yen price increase
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 14th, the yen exchange rate has risen.
Sales of thermography for companies Iris Ohyama
Iris Oyama, a major household goods manufacturer headquartered in Sendai City, is planning to strengthen product development in response to the spread of new coronavirus infection, and the first step is to sell thermography for detecting fever to companies. It was decided.
NY Stock Market Significant price increase from expectations for resumption of economic activity
In the New York stock market on the 14th, Dow's average stock price rose significantly above $ 500 in anticipation of resumption of economic activity that had stopped due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
Partial production resumption in Europe such as Toyota
In Europe where the spread of the new coronavirus is serious, the production of automobiles has almost stopped, but in some cases, Toyota announced that it will start operations at plants in France and Poland next week. Production is starting to resume.
Renault withdraws from Wuhan joint venture
Renault, a French automobile manufacturer, announced that it will withdraw from a joint venture based in Wuhan, China. This is to revise the strategy in the Chinese market, where the future is uncertain due to the new coronavirus, and focus on electric vehicles, which are expected to grow.
G7 agrees to support the spread of infection in developing countries New Corona
Following the global spread of the new coronavirus, the seven major G7 countries held a meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. As the spread of infection in developing countries poses a major risk to the world economy, they agreed to provide financial assistance to developing countries.
Teijin to produce 50,000 medical gowns a month
As for medical gowns, which are feared to be in shortage due to the spread of new coronavirus infections, Teijin, a major textile manufacturer, will start producing 50,000 pieces a month from its domestic plant next month. Teijin is planning to publish the gown pattern on the Internet soon so that other small and medium-sized businesses can also enter the production.
BOJ Governor Kuroda "The uncertainty of the world economy is extremely high"
At the press conference, the Bank of Japan's Governor Kuroda said, "The IMF has predicted that the world economy will be hit by a Lehman shock that will hit a sudden economic downturn beyond 2009. It is true that the pressure is increasing. In each country, measures such as going-out restrictions and store restrictions are being taken, which is a major constraint on economic activity. "
Withdrawal of redelivery on the day of Japan Post and increase in online mail order
As Japan Post is expected to increase the number of packages such as online mail order due to the spread of new coronavirus, it is necessary to maintain stable service, so for the time being, we will cancel the redelivery of Yu-Pack etc. on the day, and after the next day It was decided to do.
Honda's new corona medical support for transporting mild patients
While the new coronavirus infection continues to spread, a major automobile manufacturer, Honda, lacks a vehicle with a partition between the driver's seat and the rear seat to support patients in the medical setting to support the medical setting and the medical setting. We decided to embark on the production of the "face shield" that