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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) Jun 2021 101.90 0.20%
Japan Inflation Rate Jun 2021 0.20%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Japan Business Conditions Composite Coincident Index May 2021 92.10 -3.36%
Japan Business Conditions Composite Leading Index May 2021 102.60 -1.16%
Japan Business Conditions Leading Diffusion Index May 2021 80.00 0.00%
Employment (View all 2)
Japan Unemployment Rate May 2021 3.00% 7.14%
Energy (View all 1)
Japan Gas Rig Count Jun 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 Q1 2021 89.27 0.01%
Production & Business Activity (View all 1)
Japan Machinery Order Backlog May 2021 28.65T JPY -0.15%
Japan Machinery Orders for Electronic Computers (NSA) May 2021 609.47B JPY -3.09%
Japan Machinery Orders Received May 2021 2.755T JPY 9.84%
Japan Machinery Orders Received from the Private Sector Excluding Volatile Orders May 2021 865.75B JPY 7.83%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Japan Tankan Business Conditions for Large Enterprises in Manufacturing Q2 2021 14.00 180.0%
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
ESRI Index of Business Conditions Jul 28, 01:04 EDT
Bank of Japan Basic Discount Rate Jul 27, 19:54 EDT
Japan Government Bonds Interest Rates Jul 26, 20:34 EDT
Japan Consumer Price Index Jul 19, 21:02 EDT
Bank of Japan Current Account Balances by Sector Jul 19, 19:52 EDT
Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting Jul 16, 11:40 EDT
Japan Indices of Industrial Production Jul 14, 00:32 EDT



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