says it’s in moderate recovery trend with impact of sales tax easing factory output weakening due in part to effects of sales tax hike Cabinet office monthly report just published prolonged effects of sales tax hike and weaker overseas economies … Continue reading
Japan’s productivity clearly lower than the US Abe’s LDP deputy policy chief Yasuhisa Shiozaki speaking in Tokyo. The major economies are growing more and more focused on wage growth.
Up on Reuters saying that the Japanese government want to ring fence a set amount of growth strategy spending in the 2015/16 fiscal year budget to protect it from spending cuts. The early guidelines haven’t touched upon an amount. Given … Continue reading
BOJ survey shows capex plans are strong That’s not what your govt thinks Mr A Econ min on rtrs housing market still not showing signs of recovery after sales tax hike expects BOJ to achieve 2% inflation target at earliest … Continue reading
decline in consumer spending after sales tax is fading govt raises view on private consumption, signs of recovery can be seen lowers view on capex, showing signs of weakness That last comment shows cause for concern to negate the headline. … Continue reading