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Economic news(2023/04/24)

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Promoting recycling of solar panels “Concrete measures within the year”

2023-04-24 20:52:00
The Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are preparing for the peak of solar panels past their useful life in the latter half of the 2030s. We held a review meeting and confirmed a policy to compile specific measures to promote recycling by the end of the year.


Nidek's net profit decreased by 66% year-on-year due to the posting of structural reform expenses, etc.

2023-04-24 19:16:00
"Nidek", which changed its name from "Nidec" on the 1st of this month,'s financial results for the last fiscal year showed a significant 66% decline in final profit due to the ballooning expenses for structural reform of the automotive business. I was.


Yen exchange rate drops slightly Relieves concerns over US economic slowdown

2023-04-24 18:22:00
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 24th, the beginning of the week, concerns about the slowdown of the US economy receded, and the dollar was bought, and the yen exchange rate fell slightly.


Robot use lunar exploration training at JAXA facility Before the lunar landing challenge on the 26th

2023-04-24 18:03:00
A lunar lander developed by a Japanese venture company launched last December will attempt to land on the moon in the early hours of the 26th. At the facility of JAXA = Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, lunar surface exploration training was conducted using a small robot of the same type as the one mounted on the landing ship.


Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to subsidize 260 billion yen for new factory of "Rapidus" jointly invested by Japanese companies

2023-04-24 17:02:00
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has established a new policy of subsidizing 260 billion yen for a new factory to be built in Hokkaido by "Rapidus", which is jointly invested by major Japanese companies with the aim of domestically producing advanced semiconductors.


Small price movements against the backdrop of a weaker yen

2023-04-24 15:56:00
At the beginning of the week on the 24th, the Tokyo stock market saw buy orders for export-related stocks against the background of the yen's depreciation, while there were also sell orders to secure profits, and stock prices fell slightly. price movement.


Bank of Japan Governor Ueda “Inflation will fall below 2% in the second half of this fiscal year”

2023-04-24 15:40:00
Bank of Japan Governor Ueda said at the House of Representatives' Accounts and Administration Oversight Committee meeting on June 24 that the inflation rate would fall below 2% in the second half of this fiscal year, and that monetary easing would continue in line with this outlook. showed.


Toyota to expand "shorter working hours" "Accept children up to the age of 18"

2023-04-24 15:09:00
In order to help employees balance work and childcare, Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to extend the age limit for children eligible for "shorter working hours" to "18 years old." We apply the same rules to both regular and non-regular workers.


Farewell party for Mr. Shoichiro Toyoda, honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation

2023-04-24 12:52:00
A farewell party was held in Tokyo for Shoichiro Toyoda, honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation, who died in February at the age of 97.


Bed, Bath & Beyond declares bankruptcy

2023-04-24 07:48:00
Bed, Bath and Beyond, a major American retailer whose management was deteriorating, announced that it had filed for bankruptcy under Article 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Law, which corresponds to Japan's civil rehabilitation law, to the US court and had gone bankrupt. With the spread of financial instability, it has become difficult to raise funds, and it is believed that management has stalled.


Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to introduce "dynamic pricing" for taxi fares

2023-04-24 06:04:00
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism plans to introduce a system called "dynamic pricing" for taxi fares next month, which changes prices according to demand. The target is limited to when the fare to the destination is confirmed in advance using the dispatch app.


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