Japan Economic Trend Research
January 27, 2020
- “Introduction of satellite office and work from home,” and “Approval for second jobs”rank high for future initiatives -
A “work style reform law” was enacted on April 1, 2019. This law will be applied to SMEs in some fields from April 2020, and the scope of its appli...
January 23, 2020
～ Domestic economy has entered a recession phase,
with manufacturing industry’s continuing downturn ～
（Companies researched: 23,652; Valid responses: 10,292; Response rate: 43.5%; Survey start date: May 2002)
Overview of December 2019: Recession phase
The economic diffu...
July 16, 2019
- About half of companies responded, “There will be no last-minute demand.” -
Although the consumption tax rate was supposed to be raised to 10% in October 2015 according to the Revised Consumption Tax Act of 2012, the consumption tax rate increase was postponed twice,...
July 12, 2019
- While deterioration in manufacturing continues, last-minute demand appeared in part of the retail
（Companies researched: 23,632; Valid responses: 9,977; Response rate: 42.2%; Survey start date: May 2002)
Overview of May 2019: Possibility of entering a recession phase
June 28, 2019
- Intention to formulate a BCP tends to be high in areas where a large earthquake is predicted -
Companies are required to minimize the impact on management assets, continue business and recover early when emergency situations occur, such as a natural disaster, an epide...