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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) Oct 2020 101.80 -0.20%
Japan Inflation Rate Oct 2020 -0.40%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Japan Business Conditions Composite Coincident Index Sep 2020 81.10 2.14%
Japan Business Conditions Composite Leading Index Sep 2020 92.50 4.52%
Japan Business Conditions Leading Diffusion Index Sep 2020 100.00 0.00%
Employment (View all 2)
Japan Unemployment Rate Sep 2020 3.00% 0.00%
Energy (View all 1)
Japan Gas Rig Count Oct 2020 1.00 0.00%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Japan General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2025 264.0% of GDP 0.38%
House Prices (View all 1)
Japan House Price Index Q2 2020 89.35 -1.10%
Production & Business Activity (View all 1)
Japan Machinery Order Backlog Sep 2020 27.76T JPY 1.00%
Japan Machinery Orders for Electronic Computers (NSA) Sep 2020 669.44B JPY 72.41%
Japan Machinery Orders Received Sep 2020 2.097T JPY -4.36%
Japan Machinery Orders Received from the Private Sector Excluding Volatile Orders Sep 2020 719.30B JPY -4.41%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Japan Tankan Business Conditions for Large Enterprises in Manufacturing Q3 2020 -27.00
View and sort all 2033 Japan Indicators

Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Japan Government Bonds Interest Rates Nov 30, 19:35 EST
Japan Indices of Industrial Production Nov 29, 20:30 EST
Bank of Japan Basic Discount Rate Nov 29, 18:52 EST
Japan Construction Starts Nov 29, 12:09 EST
Tokyo Consumer Price Index Nov 26, 20:03 EST
ESRI Index of Business Conditions Nov 26, 00:01 EST
Japan Semiconductor Book-to-Bill Ratio Nov 22, 10:04 EST

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