Bank of Japan considers gathering price survey data online

Business Feb 19, 2019

Bank of Japan considers gathering price survey data online

The Bank of Japan is considering collecting data from businesses for its monthly price statistics online, to streamline its operations, it was learned Tuesday. Currently, the central bank sends and receives survey slips by mail. The BOJ aims to introduce the online procedures around fiscal 2022, ...

Business / Economy Sep 21, 2016

Strong yen resulted in trade deficit in August

Japan posted a goods trade deficit of ¥18.71 billion in August for the first red ink in three months, with a firming yen pushing down the value of exports, government data showed Wednesday. The value of exports dropped 9.6 percent from a year earlier to ...

Summer saw record 660 mountaineering accidents across Japan

National Sep 13, 2016

Summer saw record 660 mountaineering accidents across Japan

This summer saw 660 reported mountaineering accidents across Japan, the most on record, reflecting the mountaineering boom among middle-aged and older people, the National Police Agency said. The figure is the highest since the agency began compiling comparable statistics in 1968. The figure covers accidents ...