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Economic news(2022/05/20)


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G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting Starts Discussion on Day 2 To Announce Statement

2022-05-20 18:55:00
The second day of discussions at the G7 = Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting of the seven major countries held in Germany has begun. After the closing, it is expected to announce in a statement that it will support Ukraine, which is undergoing a military invasion, and will cooperate in responding to the global economy, which is feared to slow down due to soaring prices of raw materials such as crude oil.

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Highest profit ever for all three major non-life insurance companies

2022-05-20 18:46:00
Last year's financial results of the three major non-life insurance companies showed that there were few natural disasters in Japan, payments of insurance claims decreased, and distribution became active due to normalization of economic activities, resulting in a significant increase in income from marine insurance premiums. As a result, the final profits were all at record highs.

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Consideration of establishing a specialized institution to prevent the outflow of new varieties of agricultural products overseas Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2022-05-20 18:12:00
To prevent the varieties of agricultural products developed in Japan from leaking overseas, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has decided to consider establishing a specialized agency to manage and protect rights on behalf of developers of new varieties.

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Yen exchange rate rises somewhat Due to concerns over a slowdown in the global economy, yen buying moves

2022-05-20 18:06:00
On the 20th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market, the yen exchange rate rose somewhat against the dollar. Investors have begun to buy the yen, a relatively safe asset, to avoid risks due to concerns that inflation will slow the global economy.

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Measures to stimulate tourism demand "Prefectural Discount" extended until the end of June Japan Tourism Agency

2022-05-20 17:25:00
The Japan Tourism Agency has announced that it will extend the implementation period until the end of next month for the "Prefectural Citizens' Discount," a measure to stimulate tourism demand that allows discounts on travel prices.

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Consumer prices have risen by more than 2% Expert "It has become a" bad price rise ""

2022-05-20 16:58:00
The consumer price index in April exceeded the same month last year by 2.1%, the highest rate of increase in 13 years and 7 months, excluding the impact of the consumption tax hike. On the other hand, experts point out that "it has become a'bad price increase'that only costs increase without raising wages." What exactly does that mean?

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IMF Japanese economy picks up due to recovery in consumption, but rising prices are a downward risk

2022-05-20 16:51:00
The IMF = International Monetary Fund predicted that the Japanese economy will continue to pick up due to the recovery of consumption, and pointed out that supply chain = supply network disruption and rising prices such as energy are downward risks to the economy. bottom.

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Taiwan "Economic espionage crime" newly established Preventing the outflow of semiconductor design technology to China etc.

2022-05-20 16:43:00
In Taiwan, which leads the world in the field of semiconductors, the "National Safety Law" was amended to prevent the outflow of technologies that are the key to industrial competitiveness such as semiconductor design to China, and the Taiwanese authorities have banned new acts. It is a policy to strengthen the crackdown by calling it "economic spy crime".

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Completion of the "highest" 44m skyscraper made of pure wood CO2 reduction expectations Yokohama

2022-05-20 15:58:00
A building with a height of more than 40 meters, which is said to be the tallest wooden structure in Japan, has been completed in Yokohama city. Wooden skyscrapers are expected to have the effect of reducing carbon dioxide emissions associated with construction.

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Light vehicle size EV jointly developed by Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to be sold this summer

2022-05-20 15:55:00
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd., which are affiliated with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced that they will sell a mini vehicle-sized EV with a price of less than 2 million yen in the summer when EV = electric vehicles are being introduced one after another in Japan. bottom. There are many users of mini vehicles, and it will be watched whether it will be a momentum for the spread of EVs.

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Stock price rise Yesterday's sharp drop, buyback movement

2022-05-20 15:38:00
In the Tokyo stock market on the 20th, the stock price rose due to the movement to buy back the stocks with good performance in response to the sharp drop on the 19th.

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Convenience store April sales increased by 2.3% year-on-year, increasing for 2 consecutive months

2022-05-20 15:08:00
Convenience store sales nationwide in April totaled 868.3 billion yen for existing stores that have been open for over a year, up 2.3% from the same month last year.

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Space Basic Plan “Early Construction of Information Collection System by Linking Small Satellites”

2022-05-20 13:19:00
The government has compiled an interim report for the revision of the schedule of the "Space Basic Plan", which shows the basic policy of space policy. With Russia's military invasion of Ukraine in mind, it includes the early construction of a system that enhances information gathering capabilities by linking a large number of small satellites.

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Vice President Yasuyuki Watanuki to be appointed as new president of JR Hokkaido Cabinet decision on personnel matters

2022-05-20 11:33:00
Regarding JR Hokkaido, which is proceeding with the rebuilding of management with the financial support of the government, the government decided at a cabinet meeting on the 20th that Vice President Yasuyuki Watanuki will be appointed as the new president.

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US McDonald's withdrawal Russian business agreed to sell to local owner

2022-05-20 11:31:00
McDonald's, a major American hamburger chain, announced on the 19th that it has agreed to sell its Russian business, which has decided to withdraw, to a local owner who has a franchise agreement.

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G7 Finance Minister Suzuki announces doubling loans to Ukraine Promptly implemented

2022-05-20 10:29:00
Finance Minister Suzuki, who is attending the G7 = Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting of the Seven Major Countries in Germany, has doubled the scale of cofinancing to support education and medical care in Ukraine as Japan. In addition, he announced a policy to implement it promptly.

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April Consumer price index rose 2.1% year-on-year to 2% for the first time in 13 years

2022-05-20 10:12:00
Looking at the price movements of goods and services consumed at home Last month, the consumer price index in April, excluding fresh food, which is subject to large fluctuations due to the weather, exceeded the same month last year by 2.1%. The BOJ's target of 2% increase is the first in 13 years and 7 months, excluding the impact of the consumption tax hike.

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April Consumer price index rose 2.1% year-on-year to 2% for the first time in 13 years

2022-05-20 08:37:00
Last month's consumer price index, which looks at the price movements of goods and services consumed at home, was 2.1% higher than the same month last year, excluding fresh food, which is subject to large fluctuations due to weather. The BOJ's target of 2% increase is the first in 13 years and 7 months, excluding the impact of the consumption tax hike.

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NY Dow Jones Industrial Average updated to the lowest price Selling orders spread due to a sense of caution about the future of the economy

2022-05-20 06:40:00
The New York Stock Exchange saw sell orders spread on the 19th due to a sense of caution about the future of the economy against the backdrop of record inflation, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new low.

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France Renault fuel cell vehicle with EV battery installed concept car released

2022-05-20 06:33:00
French car maker Renault has unveiled a concept car equipped with a fuel cell that generates hydrogen, and the movement to utilize hydrogen is spreading among European car makers.

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G7 Treasury Ministers Confirm “Increasing Pressure on Russia” on First Day Discussion

2022-05-20 06:26:00
The G7 = Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting of the seven major countries held in Germany finished the discussion on the first day before dawn on the 20th of Japan time. In addition to confirming that Russia will continue to invade Russia, it has agreed to work together to take measures against the global economy, which is feared to slow down.

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Issuance of "environmental bonds" for a carbon-free society Accelerate investment in next-generation power grids, etc.

2022-05-20 06:15:00
The government has decided to issue new environmental bonds, saying that it needs financial support of 20 trillion yen to support the transition to clean energy toward the realization of a carbon-free society. We would like to accelerate investment in the production of next-generation power grids and storage batteries.

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DoCoMo Shop Expected to decrease by about 30% by 2025 NTT DoCoMo

2022-05-20 05:56:00
As the number of users of plans that contract on the Internet instead of face-to-face is increasing, it can be seen that NTT DoCoMo is forecasting that the number of dealers "Docomo Shops" nationwide will decrease by about 30% by 2025. I did.

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