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Economic news(2022/08/05)


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U.S. employment statistics for July Increase of more than 520,000 people outside agriculture Continues favorable employment environment

2022-08-05 22:23:00
Employment statistics for last month in the United States were announced, and the number of workers in non-agricultural fields increased by 528,000 compared to the previous month, greatly exceeding market expectations, indicating that the employment environment continues to be favorable. . The unemployment rate improved by 0.1 percentage points from the previous month to 3.5%. The Federal Reserve Board, which is the central bank, is raising interest rates at a rapid pace to curb record-breaking inflation, and attention will be paid to the impact it will have on future decisions.

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Green GDP Trial Calculation Released for the First Time Economic Growth Rate Based on Environmental Burden Cabinet Office

2022-08-05 21:33:00
On the 5th, the Cabinet Office announced for the first time a trial calculation of a new indicator called "green GDP," which indicates the economic growth rate based on the burden on the environment.

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Food self-sufficiency rate: 38% on a calorie basis last year, still at a low level

2022-08-05 20:24:00
The food self-sufficiency rate, which indicates how much of the food consumed in Japan was covered by domestic production, stood at 38% last year on a calorie basis. I was.

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GPIF April-June period deficit of 3.75 trillion yen

2022-08-05 19:26:00
GPIF = Pension Investment Fund Incorporated Administrative Agency's performance from April to June this year was a deficit of more than 3.7 trillion yen.

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[Economic column]

2022-08-05 17:54:00
The yen exchange rate repeats violent oscillations like a roller coaster. On July 14, the yen fell to the 139 yen level to the dollar, the first level in 24 years, but it was only for a short time that the yen was bought, and the yen appreciated against the dollar by nearly 9 yen over the next three weeks. in an abnormal situation. On August 2nd, the dollar hit the 130 yen level. Market officials lamented that they were "a bit panicked" and "no one knows which direction it will move." We interviewed who moved the market during the depreciation of the yen, which accelerated through mid-July, and the sudden market volatility from late July to early August. (Economic Department reporter Aya Shinoda)

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Former Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section listed company Earnings forecast for this fiscal year Upward revision due to yen depreciation

2022-08-05 17:01:00
Companies that were listed on the former First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange are raising their final profit forecasts for the current fiscal year one after another due to the depreciation of the yen and the easing of restrictions on the supply of parts. I'm in.

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June's index of business conditions rose for the first time in three months, the highest increase since 1985

2022-08-05 16:08:00
In the June economic trend index announced by the Cabinet Office, the "coincidence index", which indicates the current state of the economy, was 99 with 2015 as 100, rising for the first time in three months by 4.1 points from the previous month.

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Minimum wage in Tokyo to 1072 yen per hour Raise 31 yen as a guideline

2022-08-05 15:45:00
Regarding the minimum wage in Tokyo, which is 1041 yen per hour, the council of the Tokyo Labor Bureau has reported that the wage will be 1072 yen per hour, increasing by 31 yen as indicated by the national council. It is expected to be applied from October.

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Hino Motors data fraud for about 20 years Minister of Foreign Affairs intends to deal severely

2022-08-05 15:30:00
In the problem that Hino Motors has submitted fraudulent data such as exhaust gas to the government for about 20 years, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said that it is an unforgivable act that damages the trust of users, and the results of the on-site inspections that are currently being carried out. Based on this, he expressed his intention to deal with it strictly.

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Agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food exports hit a record high of over 650 billion yen in the first half

2022-08-05 13:11:00
The export value of agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food from January to June this year exceeded 650 billion yen, the highest ever for the first half of the year, due to the recovery of demand for eating out mainly in Europe and the United States, as well as the effect of the weaker yen. I was.

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Household consumption in June increased for the first time in four months, up 3.5% year-on-year

2022-08-05 12:16:00
The amount spent by households with two or more people in June this year increased by 3.5% from the same month last year, the first increase in four months.

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Sakhalin 2 "Participation in new company, request positive consideration" Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda

2022-08-05 11:54:00
In response to the Russian government's decision to establish a new Russian company to take over the business of the oil and natural gas development project "Sakhalin 2", Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting on the 5th that this project announced that it has requested major trading companies that have invested in the company to positively consider participating in the new company.

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Agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food exports hit a record high of over 650 billion yen in the first half

2022-08-05 11:51:00
The export value of agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food from January to June this year exceeded 650 billion yen, the highest ever for the first half of the year, due to the recovery of demand for eating out mainly in Europe and the United States, as well as the effect of the weaker yen. I was.

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Grain exports from Ukraine Turkish government plans to launch 3 new ships

2022-08-05 11:41:00
As the first cargo ship heads to Lebanon in the Middle East following the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine, the Turkish government said it plans to launch three new agricultural cargo ships from a port in southern Ukraine. As fighting continues in the south, the focus is on whether exports can be safely continued.

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Sakhalin 2 "Participation in new company, request positive consideration" Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda

2022-08-05 11:06:00
In response to the Russian government's decision to establish a new Russian company to take over the "Sakhalin 2" oil and natural gas development project, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting on the 5th that Japan's In order to protect its interests, it revealed that it requested the trading company that invests in this project to positively consider participating in the new company.

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Formulation of Draft Guidelines for Respect for Human Rights Required of Companies Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

2022-08-05 06:40:00
Against the backdrop of heightened global awareness of human rights, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has drafted a draft guideline summarizing the efforts required of companies to respect human rights. It is said that companies and business partners in the supply chain = product supply chain should also make efforts to respect human rights.

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New York oil falls below $90 a barrel for the first time since the invasion of Ukraine

2022-08-05 01:59:00
In the New York crude oil market on the 4th, international crude oil futures prices temporarily fell below $90 per barrel for the first time since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This is due to heightened concerns about a global economic slowdown in countries such as the United States and China.

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China Alibaba Group 3-month financial results Decrease for the first time since listing

2022-08-05 00:24:00
Alibaba Group, China's largest online retailer, reported a slight decline in sales from April to June this year compared to the same period last year, marking the first decline in sales since its listing in 2014. This is due to the strict restrictions on going out in Shanghai for more than two months.

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