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, March 12, 2008

Japan Consumer Confidence February 2008

Japan's consumer confidence dropped to its lowest level in five years in February. The Index fell to 36.1 in February, down from 37.5 in January, the Cabinet Office said today in Tokyo this morning. Confidence among consumers hasn't been this low since March 2003, when the unemployment rate was close to a postwar high.