Bridgestone Russia factory to stop production Business suspension one after another
As economic sanctions on Russia increase over the military invasion of Ukraine, major tire maker Bridgestone has announced that it will stop producing tires at its factory in Russia for the time being from the 18th of this month.
Yen exchange rate (London) Temporary 118 yen level Yen depreciation level for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months
In the London foreign exchange market on the 14th of the week, the movement to sell the yen and buy the dollar became stronger, and the yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to the 118 yen level per dollar, reaching the depreciation level for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months. Has been updated.
Local banks and Shinkin banks are the first joint window in Japan Hokkaido Reduce costs and maintain functions
Local banks and credit unions will set up a joint window in Hokkaido. As the population of the region continues to decline, it is the first joint contact point between regional banks and shinkin banks in Japan with the aim of maintaining the function as a financial institution while reducing costs.
Yen exchange rate Accelerates yen depreciation due to prospects of US interest rate hike, etc. 1 dollar = in the latter half of 117 yen level
The depreciation of the yen is accelerating due to the combination of the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 14th of the week, the outlook for interest rate hikes in the United States, and the situation in Ukraine. The price dropped to the upper half of the 117 yen level per dollar, and the yen depreciated for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months.
Spring fight "Electric Union" bear equivalent wage increase to the lowest level of 1500 yen or more per month
The 16th is the intensive response day for this year's shunto. The "Electrical Union" created by the labor union of the electric machine manufacturer has decided to set the minimum level of wage increase equivalent to "base up" of 1500 yen or more per month, which is higher than last year, and is continuing negotiations.
EV spreads to garbage trucks and EV “working cars”
An EV = electric vehicle garbage truck was introduced in Atsugi City, Kanagawa Prefecture. The introduction of EVs is spreading in "working cars" such as trucks and buses.
Stock price increase The range of price increase for export-related stocks is limited.
The stock price of the Tokyo stock market at the beginning of the week has risen. As the yen weakened and the dollar strengthened, buy orders were placed for export-related stocks, but the rate of price increase was limited due to uncertainty about the future such as the situation in Ukraine.
Avoiding Russian Economic Sanctions Requesting Measures from Cryptocurrency Exchangers Financial Services Agency, etc.
To prevent Russia from using crypto assets such as Bitcoin to circumvent economic sanctions, the FSA and the Treasury have called on crypto asset exchanges to take action.
Impact on gene therapy research Russian military invasion Uncertainties about material imports
Kawasaki City's company, which manufactures pharmaceuticals for research and development of "gene therapy" due to the continuous cancellation of flights from Europe due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, is expected to import necessary materials. I can't stand.
Economic Security Bill Tour Keidanren, etc. “Considering the burden on the company side”
Regarding the bill to strengthen economic security, executives such as Keidanren met with Minister for Economic Security Kobayashi and asked for consideration so that the burden on the company side would not be heavy when the system was materialized.
Yen exchange rate Temporarily 1 dollar = 117 yen level, the yen depreciation level updated for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months
The depreciation of the yen is accelerating due to the combination of the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 14th of the week, the outlook for interest rate hikes in the United States, and the situation in Ukraine. At one point, the dollar fell to the upper 117 yen level, renewing the yen's depreciation level for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months.
Yen depreciation updated for the first time in 5 years and 2 months 1 dollar = price drops to the latter half of the 117 yen level
On the 14th of the week, the yen exchange rate in the Tokyo foreign exchange market temporarily dropped to the upper 117 yen level per dollar, renewing the yen's depreciation level for the first time in about 5 years and 2 months.
Estimated CO2 absorption of seagrass for about 11,000 households at major ports nationwide
It is estimated that the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed by seagrass growing in and around major ports nationwide in one year is equivalent to about 11,000 households, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has announced that it is a seaweed bed. We are urgently considering the introduction of a new mechanism to support the maintenance of carbon dioxide.
Aiming to utilize digital currency for benefits To the demonstration experiment by the end of this month
It turned out that a demonstration experiment of "digital currency", an electronic money that replaces bills and coins, will be conducted later this month. It means verifying a mechanism to receive benefits from local governments immediately.
Average transaction price of used cars exceeds 1 million yen for the first time Price continues to rise
The average transaction price of used cars last month exceeded 1 million yen for the first time since 2000, when statistics can be traced back. Demand for used cars is increasing as new car production stagnates due to a shortage of semiconductors, but the number of used cars on the market is small and prices continue to rise.