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Economic news(2021/02/03)


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Suzuki Myanmar factory resumed from 4th Operation suspended in coup d'etat

2021-02-03 21:18:00
Suzuki, an automobile manufacturer, had shut down its local factory due to a coup d'etat in Myanmar, but it will resume operations on the 4th because the safety of its employees has been confirmed.

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"Declaration" extension To increase lump-sum payment to business partners of restaurants operating in a short time Government

2021-02-03 21:03:00
Following the decision to extend the state of emergency in 10 prefectures such as Tokyo and Osaka, the government will provide a lump sum payment to business partners of restaurants that have shortened business hours and businesses affected by refraining from going out. The amount will be increased from 400,000 yen to 600,000 yen for small and medium-sized enterprises, and from 200,000 yen to 300,000 yen for sole proprietors.

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Expanding overseas by utilizing NTT DoCoMo 5G Launching a new organization with support from Japanese companies

2021-02-03 20:48:00
NTT DoCoMo has decided to launch a new organization to support the digitization of Japanese companies expanding overseas by utilizing the high-speed, large-capacity communication standard 5G.

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Tokyo foreign exchange market Yen exchange rate moves slightly

2021-02-03 19:15:00
On the 3rd, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate moved slightly.

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Myanmar coup major trading company is watching trends in the United States

2021-02-03 19:01:00
Regarding the Myanmar coup d'etat, a major Japanese trading company, which is expanding its business locally, said at a press conference on the 3rd that it would like to pay close attention to the local situation and the trend of the United States showing an attitude of not resigning economic sanctions. It was.

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Office Infection Countermeasures What are the points that experts point out?

2021-02-03 18:42:00
Infection control specialists and major construction companies have decided to start a new business by scoring and quantifying the content of infection control in offices and proposing equipment and designs that will lead to improvement. We asked an expert to explain the points in an actual office building as to what measures can be taken in the office such as the reception room, workspace, elevator, and cafeteria to reduce the risk of infection.

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Former Agriculture Minister Yoshikawa indicted at home Policy verification at the time of the case Third-party committee met for the first time

2021-02-03 18:27:00
Former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Yoshikawa was charged at home for receiving a bribe from a former representative of a major chicken egg production company while he was in office. At the first meeting, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nogami stated that he would like to request sufficient verification.

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Shiseido Daily Goods Business Division Announced sale to foreign investment fund

2021-02-03 18:21:00
Shiseido, a major cosmetics company, officially announced that it will sell its business division of daily necessities such as shampoos and facial cleansers, which are mainly produced for mass retailers, to foreign investment funds for 160 billion yen. The aim is to increase profitability by concentrating management resources on high-priced cosmetics.

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Restaurant reservation site "GourNavi" 6.4 billion yen deficit until December

2021-02-03 18:05:00
The nine-month financial results of the restaurant reservation site "GourNavi" until December last year showed a deficit of 6.4 billion yen due to a decrease in reservation fee income due to the influence of the new coronavirus. I did.

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Shortage of shipping containers due to “demand for nesting” Freight rates continue to rise

2021-02-03 18:02:00
Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, the so-called “needing demand” for products used at home is increasing worldwide, and as a result, there is a shortage of containers required for transportation by ship, and fares continue to rise. Prolonged container shortages can lead to delays in transportation and higher prices.

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Corona influence Strawberry farm in a difficult situation Expand sales channels by mobile sales and SNS utilization

2021-02-03 18:00:00
At the tourist farm in Sammu City, Chiba Prefecture, where the number of strawberry picking customers has decreased significantly and sales are declining, we are promoting efforts to expand sales channels using mobile sales and SNS.

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Sony's final profit exceeds 1 trillion yen Financial results until December last year Strong demand for nesting

2021-02-03 18:00:00
Sony's nine-month financial results up to December last year reached a record high with a final profit of more than 1.6 trillion yen, exceeding 1 trillion yen for the first time in this period. Profit was boosted by strong distribution of game software and music due to so-called nesting demand.

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Apparel giant "World" 450 stores closed Early retirement recruitment

2021-02-03 17:54:00
World, a major apparel company, has abolished seven brands and is profitable, saying that sales prospects are becoming more difficult due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection and the reissue of the state of emergency. Announced that it will close 450 low-end stores. In total, we are recruiting about 100 employees of group companies for early retirement.

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A major beverage company and local government agree to reuse all collected PET bottles

2021-02-03 16:56:00
A major beverage company has signed an agreement with local governments in Hyogo Prefecture to reduce plastic waste, and has begun efforts to recycle all collected PET bottles into new PET bottles.

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Apparel giant "World" 450 stores closed Early retirement recruitment

2021-02-03 16:43:00
World, a major apparel company, has seven brands that are being developed at department stores, saying that sales prospects are becoming even more difficult due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection and the reissue of the state of emergency. After abolishing it, it announced that it will close 450 stores nationwide with low profits. We also announced that we are recruiting approximately 100 early retirement employees from employees of two group companies.

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Tokyo Metro 35.1 billion yen deficit Settlement for 9 months until December, the first time since privatization

2021-02-03 16:17:00
The nine-month financial results for the nine months until December last year announced by Tokyo Metro on the 3rd, the number of users decreased significantly due to the influence of the new coronavirus, and the final profit and loss was a deficit of 35.1 billion yen, which was 2004 for this period. It was the first deficit since the privatization of the year.

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Stock price rise

2021-02-03 15:59:00
Stock prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 3rd rose.

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Nagano Prefecture New Corona Confirmed 16 New Infections

2021-02-03 15:46:00
Nagano Prefecture announced that it has confirmed that 16 new people have been infected with the new coronavirus. A total of 2314 people have been confirmed to be infected in Nagano Prefecture.

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Sony's final profit record high for 9 months until December last year

2021-02-03 15:45:00
Sony's nine-month group-wide financial results for the nine months to December last year reached a record high of 1,064.7 billion yen, an increase of 87% in final profit compared to the same period of the previous year. In addition, the company has revised its earnings forecast for the year to March upward, and the final profit is expected to reach 1,085.0 billion yen, the highest ever for the year. In addition to the distribution of game software and music and the increase in sales of TVs due to the so-called nesting demand due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the animated movie based on the popular manga "Kimetsu no Yaiba" became an exceptional hit. And boosted profits.

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Acceptance of personal PCR tests and start of shipping SoftBank Group and Rakuten

2021-02-03 15:28:00
SoftBank Group and Rakuten began accepting applications and shipping test kits from the 3rd so that individuals can undergo a PCR test to check for saliva infection whether they are infected with the new coronavirus.

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Tokyo Disneyland opening time delayed by 1 hour from 10:13 am

2021-02-03 14:44:00
In response to the decision to extend the state of emergency, Oriental Land Co., Ltd., which operates Tokyo Disneyland and others, announced that it will delay the opening hours of the two theme parks by one hour to 10 am. In addition, the measure to limit the number of visitors to 5,000 will be extended until March 7.

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Bank of Japan Vice-Governor “Inspection” is not a backward discussion of monetary easing

2021-02-03 13:33:00
Deputy Governor Wakatabe of the Bank of Japan said that the "inspection" of monetary easing measures, which is the focus, "is not a discussion in the direction of retreat of easing", and how effective monetary easing can be while considering the cost aspect of policy. From the perspective of whether to do it, he expressed his intention to deepen the discussion.

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Amazon founder Bezos to retire as CEO

2021-02-03 12:06:00
American IT giant Amazon.com has announced that its founder, Jeff Bezos, will retire as CEO. In the future, as Chairman of the Board, he will continue to be involved in the management of the company by developing new products.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2021-02-03 10:05:00
On the 3rd, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have been modest. Market officials said, "In the United States, expectations for additional economic measures have risen and long-term interest rates have risen, so there is a move to buy dollars with high interest rates. However, the US dollar will be announced tonight in Japan time. Many investors refrain from aggressive transactions because they want to determine the contents of the business conditions index. "

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Stock price rise "Dow's sharp rise in price" Market participants

2021-02-03 10:02:00
The stock price on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 3rd is rising. Market officials said, "The Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen sharply in the New York stock market on the 2nd against the backdrop of expectations for economic recovery such as large-scale economic measures under consideration by the new Biden administration, and in the Tokyo market as well. Buy orders are ahead. "

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Amazon Google Holding Company Significantly Increased Sales and Profit October-December Financial Results

2021-02-03 09:21:00
Holding companies of American IT giants Amazon and Google announced their financial results for the three months until December last year, and both have significantly increased sales and profits due to increased use of Internet services against the backdrop of the spread of the new coronavirus infection. have become.

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Amazon founder Bezos to retire as CEO

2021-02-03 09:06:00
Amazon.com, the American IT giant, announced on the 2nd that its founder Jeff Bezos will retire as CEO.

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2050 Decarbonization "achievable" 70% or more 100 companies questionnaire

2021-02-03 08:30:00
When NHK surveyed 100 companies about the government's policy toward the realization of a carbon-free society in 2050, more than 70% of the respondents answered that they should have some conditions such as "government support". We can do it, "and many companies have shown their willingness to respond.

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Colored pencils used in animation To end production except for red Due to difficulty in procuring raw materials

2021-02-03 07:44:00
Regarding the hard-core colored pencils used for drafting animation, the company announced that it will end production in June, except for some, because it has become difficult to procure raw materials for the "Mitsubishi Pencil" that it manufactures. Some anime industry groups are regretting the end of production, saying, "It was an indispensable tool for anime production."

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To increase the lump sum payment to business partners of restaurants that are open in a short time

2021-02-03 07:04:00
Following the decision to extend the state of emergency in 10 prefectures such as Tokyo and Osaka, the government will provide a lump sum payment to business partners of restaurants that have shortened business hours and businesses affected by refraining from going out. The amount will be increased from 400,000 yen to 600,000 yen for small and medium-sized enterprises, and from 200,000 yen to 300,000 yen for sole proprietors.

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New York Stock Market Dow Jones Industrial Average Rise

2021-02-03 06:57:00
In the New York stock market on the 2nd, many stocks were bought in anticipation of economic recovery, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose sharply.

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