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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. "
Japan’s Inflation Tops 2%, Complicating BOJ Stimulus Message
"A lot of prices are rising at the moment. This would continue over the next year."
BOJ's Kuroda warns recent yen moves 'quite sharp', may hurt businesses
"Japan is now facing the trilemma of international finance."
Japan tops up LNG reserves as possible Russian gas cutoff looms -source
"For a country like Japan, energy import is critical for industries."
Japan's wholesale prices rise at record pace; Ukraine to spur prices further
"We need to pay attention to price index not only that of the US, but also that of Japan."
Japan likely to avert stagflation, says senior central banker
"In Japan, price tend to stay while quantity may decrease."
Japan Jan real wages post first monthly rise in 5 months
"It looks like a good sign for Japanese economy."
Japan's inflation hovers around 2-year high, BOJ flags price pressure
"Let's see what can happen."
84% of firms in Japan see economic growth in 2022
"Recovery from pandemic may be one of the reasons, but transformation to new life style and environmental friendly world should require a lot of investments."
Japan household assets hit record as savings, stock prices rise
Inflation a worry for most economies, but not Japan
"Consumption is not the only parameter for a happy life."