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Reference | The Week Ahead Sep 1, 2019

The week ahead for Sept. 2 to Sept. 8

Monday Japan Automobile Dealers Association to release new vehicle sales figures for August. Finance Ministry to release statistics showing corporate financial results by industry for fiscal 2018, April-June quarter. Tuesday The Northern Committee meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to be held ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 18, 2019

The week ahead for Aug. 19 to Aug. 25

Monday Finance Ministry to release customs-cleared trade statistics for July. Tokyo government to conduct test through Aug. 30 to ease traffic during 2020 Olympics by changing delivery time of items shipped from capital's port to metropolitan areas. Tuesday Foreign Minister Taro Kono to arrive in ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 11, 2019

The week ahead for Aug. 12 to Aug. 18

Monday Mountain Day. Foreign Minister Taro Kono to pay round of visits to Eastern Europe through Aug. 18. National basketball team to face New Zealand in opening of International Basketball Games 2019 in Chiba. NBA player Rui Hachimura will play in Japan for first ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 4, 2019

The week ahead for Aug. 5 to Aug. 11

Monday Close of extraordinary Diet session that followed House of Councillors election on July 21. Tuesday Memorial ceremony for victims of 1945 atomic bombing to be held in Hiroshima. Annual event comes days after major nuclear arms control pact between United States and Russia expired. ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jul 28, 2019

The week ahead for July 29 to Aug. 4

Monday Bank of Japan to hold two-day monetary policy meeting. The focus is whether the central bank will change its policy at a time when the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are considering additional monetary easing amid signs of global economic ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jul 21, 2019

The week ahead for July 22 to July 28

Monday Government to hold the first meeting to certify people who underwent forced sterilization under now-defunct 1948 eugenics law. Certified surviving victims will be eligible for ¥3.2 million ($29,700) in state redress in accordance with law enacted in April to compensate the victims. Tuesday The ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jul 14, 2019

The week ahead for July 15 to July 21

Monday Marine Day, a national holiday. Tuesday Mizuho Financial Group Inc. to complete system integration work for its banking units. Wednesday Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of Seven industrialized nations to hold a two-day meeting in Chantilly, France. Global economic risks posed ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jul 7, 2019

The week ahead for July 8 to July 14

Monday Cabinet Office to release machinery orders data for May. April data showed an increase for three months running in the orders, seen as a leading indicator of capital expenditure. Finance Ministry to release preliminary balance of payments statistics for May amid shrinking exports ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jun 30, 2019

The week ahead for July 1 to July 7

Monday Bank of Japan to release June tankan survey. The previous quarterly survey showed business sentiment among large manufacturers worsened in March compared with three months earlier in the biggest point loss since December 2012. Economists forecast business sentiment among large manufacturers will deteriorate ...