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Economic news(2021/04/08)


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Airline companies raise domestic flight rate after long holidays Expected to recover demand

2021-04-08 21:42:00
Airlines have announced that they will raise the operating rate of domestic passenger aircraft after the Golden Week holidays from this month, saying that demand is expected to recover.

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Continued non-fishing of squid and saury, etc. Started discussions on cause analysis, etc. Fisheries Agency

2021-04-08 21:19:00
The Fisheries Agency has begun discussions on the analysis of causes and policies at a study group of experts and fishermen, saying that the unfishing of squid and saury that continues in the waters near Japan may continue for a long time. It was.

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Uighur problem Cotton "No comment" Mr. Yanai "No problem with business partners"

2021-04-08 21:15:00
Tadashi Yanai, chairman and president of Fast Retailing, which operates UNIQLO, said at a press conference on the 8th that companies are profiting from the forced labor of Uighurs, an ethnic minority in China. When asked if he was using cotton procured from the autonomous region, he said, "No comment." After that, he said, "If there is a problem such as forced labor at the factory of the business partner, we will immediately stop the transaction" and expressed the idea that there is no problem with the company of the business partner.

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Onward HD Financial Results Final Deficit for 2 Consecutive Years Sales Decrease Due to Corona Impact

2021-04-08 19:17:00
Onward Holdings Co., Ltd., a major apparel company, posted its final deficit for the first year until February, as sales fell due to the shortened business hours of department stores due to the impact of the new coronavirus.

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Fuji Media HD “State of violation of foreign capital restrictions of the Broadcasting Law”

2021-04-08 19:04:00
Fuji Media Holdings, which owns Fuji Television, announced that it had violated the foreign capital regulations of the Broadcasting Law from 2012 to 2014 due to an error in the calculation of voting rights. He also reported these violations to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in December 2014, revealing that he had received verbal attention.

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Yen exchange rate rises somewhat

2021-04-08 18:43:00
The yen exchange rate on the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 8th has risen somewhat.

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FAST RETAILING interim settlement

2021-04-08 18:39:00
Fast Retailing, which operates UNIQLO and other companies, had sluggish sales in Europe and the United States due to the impact of the new coronavirus in the interim results for the six months to February, while curbing discount sales in Japan and China. Sales and profits increased due to improved profitability.

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Fuji Media HD “State of violation of foreign capital restrictions of the Broadcasting Law”

2021-04-08 18:20:00
Fuji Media Holdings, which owns Fuji Television, revealed that it violated the foreign capital restrictions of the Broadcasting Law from 2012 to 2014.

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Nishimura Economic Revitalization Minister Requests cooperation from the Kansai business community, such as promotion of telework

2021-04-08 18:13:00
While the "Priority Measures to Prevent Spread" are being applied to Osaka and other areas, the Minister for Economic Revitalization Nishimura held a video conference with representatives of economic organizations in the Kansai region and pointed out that the mutant virus could become severe even for the younger generation. , Asked for cooperation in promoting telework.

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Economy Watchers Survey improved for 2 consecutive months Revised keynote judgment upwards

2021-04-08 18:11:00
According to the Economy Watchers Survey of the Cabinet Office, which asks workers how the economy is feeling, the index showing the current state of the economy last month increased by 7.7 points from the previous month to 49.0, improving for the second consecutive month. The Economy Watchers Survey targets more than 2,000 people and uses them as an index based on the actual feelings of the economy compared to three months ago.

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Lawson's financial results, sales and profits decreased by 56%, due to a decrease in the number of customers in Corona

2021-04-08 17:43:00
Convenience store giant "Lawson"'s financial results for the year ending February were lower than the previous year due to a decrease in the number of customers visiting the store due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, and the final profit decreased by 56%. Did.

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Seven & i HD 1-year financial results 17% year-on-year decrease in profits Decrease in customers

2021-04-08 16:52:00
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.'s financial results for the year ending February this year were due to the effects of the new coronavirus, which continued to shorten department store business hours and reduced the number of customers visiting the store in its main convenience store business. As a result, sales fell below the previous year and the final profit fell by 17%.

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"Stop the spread of infection with priority measures such as prevention of spread" President of Central Japan Railway Company

2021-04-08 16:50:00
Regarding the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's request for the government to apply "priority measures such as prevention of spread," Shin Kaneko, president of Central Japan Railway Company, said at a press conference on the 8th, "I want this measure to stop the spread of infection. ".

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The number of bankrupt companies last year was the lowest in 20 years, but the cash flow is difficult

2021-04-08 16:23:00
Last year, the number of companies that went bankrupt in 2020 fell to the lowest level in 20 years due to the financial support provided by the government and others in response to the new corona. However, research firms have pointed out that the effects of infectious diseases have been prolonged and that corporate financing remains difficult.

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“Consumer sentiment” index rises for 2 consecutive months Keynote judgment remains unchanged

2021-04-08 16:18:00
Last month's Consumer Attitude Index, which shows consumers' willingness to shop, rose 2.2 points from the previous month, rising for the second straight month.

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Toyota launches a car with "update function" Improves support performance

2021-04-08 16:03:00
Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to release a car equipped with new functions that can automatically update the software that moves the car using communication and improve the performance that supports driving.

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Stock price drops slightly

2021-04-08 15:54:00
Stock prices fell slightly on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 8th.

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Office vacancy rate in central Tokyo 5.42% With the spread of telework

2021-04-08 14:35:00
Office vacancy rates continue to rise in central Tokyo. Due to the spread of telework, companies are consolidating their offices, and last month it was 5.42%, surpassing 5%, which is the standard for rents to fall, for the second straight month.

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Direction to sell Hitachi Metals to investment funds in Japan and the United States Hitachi, Ltd.

2021-04-08 13:04:00
It turned out that Hitachi Metals, a major electronics manufacturer, is in talks to sell its subsidiary, Hitachi Metals, a major metal manufacturer, to investment funds in Japan and the United States.

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Stock price drop Sell order to a wide range of stocks due to caution about re-expansion of infection

2021-04-08 12:20:00
The stock price on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 8th is falling.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2021-04-08 12:09:00
On the 8th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have been modest.

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February's current account surplus of 2,916.9 billion yen also decreased by 4.7% from the previous year Ministry of Finance

2021-04-08 11:12:00
It shows how much Japan earned from foreign trade and investment, and the current account balance in February was a surplus of 2,916.9 billion yen, which was lower than the same month of the previous year for the first time in 7 months. I did. This is because the value of Japan's exports has decreased, and the surplus of the "trade balance", which is the amount of exports minus imports, has shrunk.

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February's current account surplus of 2,916.9 billion yen also decreased from the same month of the previous year Ministry of Finance

2021-04-08 09:08:00
According to the balance of payments statistics released by the Ministry of Finance, the current account balance in February was a surplus of 2,916.9 billion yen, showing how much Japan earned through trade and investment with foreign countries. The surplus amount decreased by 143.6 billion yen from the same month of the previous year.

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One year from the state of emergency There is also an all-you-can-stay plan nationwide in the hotel industry

2021-04-08 06:30:00
It's been seven days since the first state of emergency, but the hotel industry has been hit hard by the move to overcome the predicament by selling plans that allow for long-term stays at low rates.

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Lawson strengthens expansion in China Policy to expand 10,000 stores by the end of 2025

2021-04-08 06:13:00
Lawson, a major convenience store, has decided to expand the number of stores in China to 10,000 by the end of 2025, saying that the domestic convenience store market is not expected to grow significantly, and will announce it soon. I will include it in my business plan.

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G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting Discussing introduction of corporate tax "minimum tax rate"

2021-04-08 04:51:00
The G20 = Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meetings of 20 major countries were held on the night of the 7th. Regarding the introduction of a common "minimum tax rate" for corporate tax, which is one of the focal points, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aso said, "It is a great achievement to reiterate our commitment to the agreement by the middle of this year." We praised the fact that each country agreed to put an end to the competition to reduce corporate tax in anticipation of attracting companies.

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Proposal for acquisition from Toshiba UK fund Purchase price of about 5,000 yen per share

2021-04-08 04:48:00
It turned out that the investment fund that proposed the acquisition to Toshiba, a major electronics manufacturer, offered a purchase price of about 5,000 yen per share. Toshiba has set up an in-house dedicated team to urgently consider the impact of the acquisition on management.

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Former postmaster over 1 billion yen Suspected of fraud Nagasaki pretending to be a legitimate business at the reception place

2021-04-08 04:44:00
There is a suspicion that the former director of the post office in Nagasaki City has cheated more than 1 billion yen in cash from acquaintances, and the former director pretended to be a legitimate business in the reception space inside the post office. It was revealed by interviewing multiple victims. Victims testified to the interview that they did not think it was a lie financial product.

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Demonstration experiment aiming for "store without cash register" Major supermarket in Osaka head office

2021-04-08 00:13:00
At the major supermarket "Hankyu Oasis" headquartered in Osaka, we have decided to start a demonstration experiment for a "store without a cash register" in the future. It is a system that automatically calculates when a product is placed in a cart with a camera, and it seems that the aim is to realize shopping that reduces contact with people due to corona sickness.

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