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Mizuho Economic Outlook & Analysis Back Number(2017)

Mizuho Economic Outlook & Analysis provides Outlooks on the Japanese economy every quarter and in-depth analyses on economic issues on a timely basis.

Dec 27, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -The global economy will continue to grow throughout 2018- (November 16, 2017)(PDF/1.14MB)
Dec 25, 2017
2018 Economic Outlook for Major Emerging Market (EM) Contries (December 18, 2017)(PDF/3.04MB)
Dec 21, 2017
Trends in Japan's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) toward Asia -Since the second half of 2016, FDI toward China has been rising, driven by the manufacturing industry- (November 16, 2017)(PDF/238KB)
Dec 18, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -Outlook on Japan's economic growth in FY2017 revised up, to a strong pace of growth reaching almost +2%- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Jul-Sep Qtr of 2017 (December 8, 2017)(PDF/193KB)
Dec 4, 2017
Corporate behaviors shown in cash flows -Signs of change in broadly-defined investment (M&A, etc.) and funding in Japan- (October 20, 2017)(PDF/512KB)
Nov 24, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -The global economy will continue to expand in 2018- [Summary] (November 16, 2017)(PDF/131KB)
Oct 16, 2017
Regional characteristics of Japanese agriculture as revealed by the data -Agricultural policies responsive to local conditions will be crucial- (September 4, 2017)(PDF/246KB)
Oct 10, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -Even though the global economy is continuing to grow, the "new normal" is a world of low inflation and low interest rates- (August 15, 2017)(PDF/1.92MB)
Sep 13, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -The Japanese economy is still following firm footing despite a downward revision of growth reflecting the Second Preliminary Quarterly Estimates of GDP- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Apr-Jun Qtr of 2017 (September 8, 2017)(PDF/164KB)
Sep 6, 2017
Real estate market trends in Japan -The impact of the increase in office supply and a re-evaluation of the "market polarization"- (July 19, 2017)(PDF/602KB)
Sep 1, 2017
E-Commerce creating new business opportunities and challenges in the Chinese economy (July 12, 2017)(PDF/197KB)
Aug 28, 2017
Will AI take away our jobs? -Our concern should not be the loss of jobs but the mismatch- (July 18, 2017)(PDF/242KB)
Aug 17, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -Even though the global economy is continuing to grow, the "new normal" is a world of low inflation and low interest rates- [Summary] (August 15, 2017)(PDF/131KB)
Aug 14, 2017
Significance of the Japan-EU EPA - The Agreement in Principle -Restart of Japan’s trade strategy- (July 12, 2017)(PDF/127KB)
Jul 4, 2017
The declining birthrate and population aging will reduce the labor force by 40.1% -Work-style reform holds the key to a higher labor force participation rate- (May 31, 2017)(PDF/152KB)
Jun 23, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -While the global economy is following a gradual expansion, keep a close eye upon US policy agenda and geopolitical risks- (May 19, 2017)(PDF/770KB)
Jun 20, 2017
"Three inconvenient truths" and "three proposals" concerning Japan’s exit policy -How can Japan escape the "eternal zero?"- (May 19, 2017)(PDF/377KB)
Jun 12, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -The Japanese economy is enjoying the recovery of both domestic and external demand- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Jan-Mar Qtr of 2017 (June 8, 2017)(PDF/147KB)
Jun 5, 2017
The Bank of Japan continues playing the endurance game -Hurdles for the exit policy and issues facing the BOJ's Governor Kuroda- (April 28, 2017)(PDF/197KB)
May 26, 2017
Reasons why condominium prices do not fall -Prices are expected to remain high due to three factors- (April 24, 2017)(PDF/172KB)
May 23, 2017
FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -While the global economy is following a gradual expansion, keep a close eye upon US policy agenda and geopolitical risks- [Summary] (May 19, 2017)(PDF/131KB)
May 15, 2017
The 17th Questionnaire Survey of Japanese Corporate Enterprises Regarding Business in Asia (February 2017) -Japanese Manufacturers Reviving Interest in Asian Investment, But Wary of Trade with the U.S.- (May 2, 2017)(PDF/324KB)
May 10, 2017
How will US-China trade friction affect the Japanese economy? (April 6, 2017)(PDF/262KB)
Apr 12, 2017
Measures to address Japan’s falling birthrate should target those in the 20s -Despite a slight rise of the birthrate in the 30s+ age bracket, it is not enough- (February 14, 2017)(PDF/238KB)
Mar 28, 2017
FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -While the global economy is on growth track, US policy agenda and European political developments are risk factors- (February 14, 2017)(PDF/881KB)
Mar 21, 2017
Japan’s potential growth rate was revised upward to nearly 1% reflecting the new GDP standard (January 27, 2017)(PDF/147KB)
Mar 13, 2017
FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -While the global economy is on growth track, US policy agenda and European political developments are risk factors- (March 2017)(PDF/254KB)
Mar 13, 2017
FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -The 2nd QE indicates a clearer recovery of the Japanese economy driven by the corporate sector- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Oct-Dec Qtr of 2016 (March 8, 2017)(PDF/147KB)
Feb 27, 2017
Premium Friday should push up personal consumption by approximately ¥200 billion to ¥300 billion (February 6, 2017)(PDF/98KB)
Feb 16, 2017
FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 Economic Outlook -While the global economy is on growth track, US policy agenda and European political developments are risk factors- [Summary] (February 14, 2017)(PDF/131KB)
Feb 14, 2017
Recording of R&D set to bring greater strength to capital investment as a component of GDP (December 20, 2016)(PDF/147KB)
Jan 18, 2017
The BOJ after the Comprehensive Assessment will shift to a managed float system with the US adoption of Trumponomics -The BOJ may tolerate a gradual rise without fixing long-term interest rates- (November 24, 2016)(PDF/872KB)
Jan 16, 2017
FY2016, FY2017 Economic Outlook -The global economy will gradually pick up. Will Trump change the world?- (November 15, 2016)(PDF/541KB)

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