Japan retail sales


Japan retail sales: 2.1 (-61.11%)
Last Update: December 31, 2023

Japan retail sales closed down 2.1 as of December 31, 2023 from 5.4 from the previous month and 3.8 from last year.


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Japan retail sales

Date Values
2023-12-31 2.1
2023-11-30 5.4
2023-10-31 4.1
2023-09-30 6.2
2023-08-31 7
2023-07-31 7
2023-06-30 5.6
2023-05-31 5.8
2023-04-30 5.1
2023-03-31 6.9
2023-02-28 7.3
2023-01-31 5
2022-12-31 3.8
2022-11-30 2.5
2022-10-31 4.4
2022-09-30 4.8
2022-08-31 4.1
2022-07-31 2.4
2022-06-30 1.5
2022-05-31 3.7


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Japan retail sales Statistics


Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope Percentile Update
retail sales jp.retailsalesan 2.1 5.4 -61 -45 Down Down 55 2023-12-31

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Japan retail sales refers to the total value of goods and services purchased by individuals and households within the country's retail sector. It is an essential economic indicator used to assess consumer spending patterns, overall economic health, and potential future trends.

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Japan Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
Nikkei 225 NIKKEI 31949.9 0.5 0.25 0.67979 54.1896 0.01102 0.04405 0.04661 0.1647
Japan ETF EWJ 59.97 0.5 0 0.08796 54.7272 0.01713 0.03165 0.03236 0.19964
Japanese Yen US Dollar (JPY/USD) JPYUSD 150.47 1 1 1.62988 56.6515 -0.00325 0.00047 0.0132 0.08011
Japan 5-Year Bond Yield JP.5Y 0.199 -1 -0.25 -0.09038 37.3671 -0.0197 -0.2008 -0.24335 -0.06132
Japan 2-year bond yield JP2Y 0.043 -1 0.25 0.65168 44.7052 -0.10417 -0.06522 -0.04444 0.79167
Japan Yield Curve JP.YC 0.772 0.5 1 2.0237 59.2358 -0.02893 -0.02771 0.04607 1.66207
Japan Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope Percentile Update
balance of trade jp.balanceoftrade -776.9 -661 18 -47 Down UP 63 2023-12-31
bank lending rate jp.banks.lendingrate 1.3 1.3 0 8 Down UP 69 2023-07-31
business confidence jp.bizconfidence 12 9 33 -220 UP UP 20 2023-12-31
capacity utilization jp.caputilization 108.4 108.5 -0 -2 UP Down 42 2023-12-31
capital flows jp.capitalflows 7195 10571 -32 -199 Down UP 12 2023-12-31
car registrations jp.carregistrations 193162 200630 -4 -4 Down Down 45 2024-01-31
central bank balance sheet jp.cb.assets 756434 749963 1 3 UP UP 32 2024-01-31
composite pmi jp.comppmi 51.5 50 3 1 Down UP 53 2024-02-29
consumer confidence jp.consconfidence 38 37.2 2 23 UP UP 86 2024-01-31
consumer price index cpi jp.cpi 107.1 106.2 1 4 UP UP 95 2023-08-31
core inflation rate jp.coreinflationrate 2.5 2.9 -14 -32 Down Down 50 2023-11-30
current account jp.currentaccount 744.29 1925.57 -61 2128 Down UP 98 2023-12-31
current account to gdp jp.currentaccountgdp 1.9 3.9 -51 -51 Down Down 0 2022-01-31
deposit interest rate jp.depositrate -0.1 -0.125 -20 -50 UP UP 2 2023-06-19
exports jp.exports 9643.35 8819.55 9 47 UP UP 97 2024-01-31
external debt jp.externaldebt 651109 626864 4 30 UP UP 67 2023-09-30
foreign direct investment jp.fdi 22161.7 15615.8 42 24 UP UP 62 2023-12-31
foreign exchange reserves jp.fxreserves 1291790 1294640 -0 5 UP UP 79 2024-02-29
gdp jp.gdp 4231.14 4940.88 -14 -26 Down Down 0 2022-12-31
Real GDP jp.realgdp 557292 557886 -0 3 UP UP 59 2023-12-31
gdp growth jp.gdpgrowth -0.1 -0.8 -88 -106 Down Down 48 2023-12-31
gdp growth annual jp.gdpgrowthan 1 1.7 -41 -350 Down UP 20 2023-12-31
gdp growth annualized jp.gdpgrowthannu -0.4 -3.3 -88 -105 Down Down 52 2023-12-31
gold reserves jp.goldres 845.97 845.97 0 11 UP UP 99 2021-06-30
government budget jp.govbudget -5.9 -9.3 -37 -27 UP UP 0 2021-01-31
Government budget jp.govbudgetvalue -91064 -142641 -36 -31 Down UP 36 2023-09-30
government debt to gdp jp.govdebtgdp 263.9 262.5 1 27 UP UP 0 2022-01-31
housing index jp.housingindex 134.75 136.42 -1 2 UP UP 40 2023-10-31
housing starts jp.housingstarts 64586 66238 -2 -3799280 UP UP 5 2023-12-31
imports jp.imports 9574.46 9604.74 -0 -0 UP Down 52 2024-03-31
industrial production jp.indproduction -1 -1.38 -28 -64 Down UP 67 2024-01-31
industrial production mom jp.indproductionmm 1.4 -0.9 -256 -136 UP UP 43 2024-01-31
inflation cpi jp.inflationcpi 2.6 2.8 -700 -3500 Down Down 0 2024-01-22
interbank rate jp.interbankrate 0.07 0.07 0 0 Down Down 58 2023-08-15
interest rate jp.interestrate -0.1 -0.1 0 0 Down Down 51 2023-07-28
loan growth jp.loangrowth 3.1 2.8 11 15 UP UP 48 2023-12-31
loans to private sector jp.loanprivate 540167 536957 1 3 UP UP 62 2024-01-31
machinery orders jp.machineryorders 2.7 -4.9 -155 69 UP UP 85 2023-12-31
Manufacturing PMI jp.manpmi 47.7 48.3 -1 -2 Down Down 58 2023-12-31
money supply m0 jp.msm0 116582 116751 -0 -0 UP Down 4 2024-01-31
money supply m1 jp.msm1 1085360 1082650 0 4 UP UP 11 2024-01-31
money supply m2 jp.msm2 1242850 1240970 0 2 UP UP 13 2024-01-31
money supply m3 jp.msm3 1602070 1599370 0 2 UP UP 22 2024-01-31
non manufacturing pmi jp.nonmanpmi 30 27 11 -700 UP UP 2 2023-12-31
Producer Price Index jp.producerprices 119.5 119.3 0 3 UP UP 52 2023-08-31
PPI Index jp.producerpricesch 0 0.3 -100 -100 Down Down 42 2023-12-31
retail sales MoM jp.retailsales -2.9 1 -390 -1067 Down Down 8 2023-12-31
retail sales jp.retailsalesan 2.1 5.4 -61 -45 Down Down 55 2023-12-31
services pmi jp.servpmi 52.7 51.5 2 -4 Down Down 29 2024-03-31
unemployment rate jp.unemploymentrate 2.5 2.5 0 0 Down Down 51 2031-07-31
youth unemployment rate jp.ytunemploymentrate 3.7 3.8 -3 -14 Down Down 25 2023-05-31
Long Term Unemployment Rate jp.ltunemploymentrate 1.3 1.7 -24 0 Down Down 0 2014-01-01
Bank of Japan Total Assets for Japan jp.cbassets 7564340 7499630 1 3 UP UP 0 2024-01-01
3-Month London Interbank Offered Rate jp.libor
Tankan Small firms manufacturing index jp.tankan.small.man -2 -4 -50 -78 UP UP 65 2022-12-31
Tankan Small firms non-manufacturing index jp.tankan.small.nonman 6 2 200 -14 UP Down 59 2022-12-31
Tankan Large firms manufacturing index jp.tankan.large.man 7 8 -12 40 UP UP 78 2022-12-31
Tankan Large firms non manufacturing index jp.tankan.large.nonman 19 14 36 -5 UP Down 61 2022-12-31
Japan Machine Tool Orders jp.machineryorders 133913 114760 17 -11 UP Down 51 2023-09-30