Japan Economic Indicators

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Japan Economic Indicators

Rates    Date Change
Yield Curve     May 31, 2012  
LIBOR Yield Curve     Mar 21, 2013  
Official Discount Rate 0.30 Dec 19, 2008 -20.00 bps
Prime Rate 1.200 Oct 10, 2013 -10.00 bps
Tokyo Repo Rates Yield Curve     Oct 26, 2012  
Uncollateralized Overnight Call Rate -0.047 Aug 24, 2016 -10.00 bps
Uncollateralized Overnight Call Rate Target -0.10 Jan 1, 2016 -0.00 bps
Employment    Date Change
Employed Persons 63,460 Dec 2013 +0.30 %
Unemployment Rate 3.7 Dec 2013 -0.30 
GDP    Date Change
Debt to GDP 142.7 Jan 2013 +6.41 %
Gross Domestic Product (Change) 3.8 Q2 2013
Business    Date Change
Industrial Production (Change) 1.7 Apr 2013
Retail Trade (Change) -13.1 Jan 2012
Retail Trade Index (Change) -13.0 Jan 2012
Indices    Date Change
Consumer Price Index (Change) -0.6 Feb 2011
Consumer Price Index Excluding Imputed Rent (Change) 0.1 Feb 2011
Core Consumer Price Index (Change) 0.1 Feb 2011
Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index (Change) -0.5 May 2012
Effective Exchange Rate 91.8 Jul 2016 +1.72 %
Tertiary Industry Index (Change) 0.3 Jun 2015
International    Date Change
Current Account -21,600.0 Q4 2013 -104.02 %
Trade Balance 693,090 Jun 2016 +1,714.46 %
Stocks    Date Change
Japan Nikkei 225 Index 16,360.71 Aug 26, 2016 -1.18 %
Japan's is one of the most powerful economies in the world, despite a lack of national resources that makes it highly dependent on imports of raw materials and fuel. A strong work ethic, a close relationship between government and various industries, and access to sophisticated technology have made Japan a main economic power. Industrial products such as cars, electronic devices and computers are the biggest export items; however, services comprise about three quarters of its GDP. The United States and China are the largest trading partners; other notable partners are Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore.

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