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Located in Eastern Asia on the Pacific Ocean, the country of Japan has the third largest nominal GDP in the world($5.869 trillion). With 71.6% of its GDP made up of the service industry, Japan remains one of the world's leading exporters in motor vehicles, electronic equipment, and machine tools. The industrial focus of the economy makes Japan heavily reliant on imported raw materials and fuels. While Japan possesses one of the world's largest economies, the country's annualized GDP growth rate has slowed over recent decades, from a high of 10% per year in the 1960's to just 1.7% in the 1990's.

Major Japan Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Japan Consumer Price Index (NSA) Sep 2021 102.80 0.39%
Japan Inflation Rate Sep 2021 0.80% 166.7%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Japan Business Conditions Composite Coincident Index Aug 2021 91.50 -3.07%
Japan Business Conditions Composite Leading Index Aug 2021 101.80 -2.21%
Japan Business Conditions Leading Diffusion Index Aug 2021 44.40 -11.20%
Employment (View all 2)
Japan Unemployment Rate Jul 2021 2.80% -3.45%
Energy (View all 1)
Japan Gas Rig Count Sep 2021 1.00 0.00%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Japan General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2026 254.7% of GDP 0.28%
House Prices (View all 1)
Japan House Price Index Q2 2021 90.22 -1.47%
Production & Business Activity (View all 1)
Japan Machinery Order Backlog Aug 2021 29.24T JPY -0.11%
Japan Machinery Orders for Electronic Computers (NSA) Aug 2021 651.18B JPY -6.66%
Japan Machinery Orders Received Aug 2021 2.650T JPY -7.85%
Japan Machinery Orders Received from the Private Sector Excluding Volatile Orders Aug 2021 839.29B JPY -2.37%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Japan Tankan Business Conditions for Large Enterprises in Manufacturing Q3 2021 18.00 28.57%
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