HC Picks Category: 02 Economy

Visitors to Japan in January-November period pass 20 million
"Diverse experiences are waiting for you. Might save cost if you stay at local hotels. Clean and safe!"
Japan business lobby to discuss negative impact of weak yen -Yomiuri
"Japan is importing oil & gas, materials and food. Weak yen should have been the driver of price rise."
Japan’s theme park ticket prices to breach $100; JR Passes will also soon cost more
"Variable pricing system is reflecting demand/supply for various services."
Japan's ultra-wealthy population to shrink in 5 years to 2027: report
Japan's factory activity expands for first time in 7 months - PMI
Japan to tighten controls on semiconductor exports to China
"Supply chain issue is still in place while political tensions are rising. Navigating path is extremely essential."
Japan economy grows 2.2% in 2Q on revived consumer spending
"Shall see how to cope with rising import price going forward."
42% of major firms see Japan economy slowing down on rising prices
Shanghai Lockdowns Slam Japanese Automakers’ Production in China
"Two years have passed since the pandemic and the world is shifting to live without mask. There are still significant impacts by COVID. "