PESTLE Insights: Japan - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Southern-Kanto Region, Kansai Region and Toukai Region are among the best performing regions in Japan. They contribute 60.9% to the GDP and account for 56.7% of the Japanese population as per the latest data available in OECD

As per the World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in Japan improved in the last two years with an increase in rank from 12th in 2016 to fifth in 2018

Services sector is estimated to have contributed (69.6%) to the gross value added (GVA) in 2018, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (23.4%). In nominal terms, the two sectors are expected to grow by 3% and 1.8%, respectively in 2019.

The Nikkei 225 (^N225) exhibited a fluctuating trend during January 17, 2018 to January 17, 2019, reflecting uncertainty in the market. Overall, the index declined by 14.5% from 23,868.3 on January 17, 2018 to 20,402.3 on January 17, 2019

Scope

- Japan plans to spend ¥6.2 tn (US$55 bn) on infrastructure to help double the number of tourists visiting the country (40 m by 2020), speed up construction of a magnetic levitation line and aid building projects overseas

North America was the largest investor in Japan in 2017, contributing 30.5% of total inflows

Reasons to buy

- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

Companies mentioned

Hitachi

Nissan

Sony

Nikon

Toshiba

Fujifilm

Panasonic

Yamaha

Hitachi

Nissan

Sony

Nikon

Toshiba

Fujifilm

Panasonic

Yamaha

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Did you Know?

Country Highlights

Country Snapshot

PESTLE Insights

Political Landscape

Economic Landscape

Social Landscape

Technological Landscape

Legal Landscape ...

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Did you Know?

Country Highlights

Country Snapshot

PESTLE Insights

Political Landscape

Economic Landscape

Social Landscape

Technological Landscape

Legal Landscape

Environmental Landscape

Outlook

List of Tables

List of Figures

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Japan's Performance In Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Asia Pacific and the World

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100 ...

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Japan's Performance In Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Asia Pacific and the World

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index

Exhibit 4: NIKKEI 225 (^N225)

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy

Exhibit 6: FDI Stock (2013-2017) and FDI Inflow by Sector (2013-2017)

Exhibit 7: Investment by Region and Country (2013-2017)

Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators

Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate

Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)

Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance

Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance

Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2017

Exhibit 14: Vehicles, % of World Export, 2017

Exhibit 15: Interest Rates

Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate

Exhibit 17: Public Finance

Exhibit 18: General Government Debt

Exhibit 19: Employment/Un-employment

Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages

Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index

Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population

Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population

Exhibit 24: Gender Split

Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017

Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Mn Population, 2018

Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of manufactured exports), 2017

Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Japan 2019

Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2018

Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions

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