Japan Real Time Charts and Data

Edward Hugh is only able to update this blog from time to time, but he does run a lively Twitter account with plenty of Japan related comment. He also maintains a collection of constantly updated Japan data charts with short updates on a Storify dedicated page Is Japan Once More Back in Deflation?

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Japan Consumer Confidence Index August 2007

The Cabinet Office today released the August consumer confidence survey results. I think they speak for themselves. Here's the general index:

and here are the various sub-components:

Of course, could it be any coincidence that all of this is announced on just the day that Abe decides to resign?