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Mizuho Economic Outlook & Analysis Back Number(2018)

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

Dec 21, 2018
Asia's Debt Risks -The risk of financial crises is limited, but attention should be paid to slowing domestic demand- (November 15, 2018)(PDF/160KB)
Dec 21, 2018
2019 Economic Outlook for Major Emerging Market (EM) Countries (December 13, 2018)(PDF/504KB)
Dec 18, 2018
Japan's foreign direct investment trends in Asia -Investment growth in the field of next-generation automobiles- (November 2, 2018)(PDF/156KB)
Dec 18, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Japan's economic recovery will moderate due to the slowdown of exports- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Jul-Sep Qtr of 2018 (December 10, 2018)(PDF/147KB)
Dec 17, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Despite slower growth in 2019, the economy should remain firm. Keep a close eye upon the rise of uncertainties- (November 15, 2018)(PDF/893KB)
Dec 3, 2018
How a rise in crude oil prices may affect Asian countries -The key factor is whether these countries can absorb the negative impact from a decline in terms of trade- (October 4, 2018)(PDF/131KB)
Nov 19, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Desite slower growth in 2019, the economy should remain firm. Keep a close eye upon the rise of uncertainties- [Summary] (November 15, 2018)(PDF/131KB)
Nov 19, 2018
Policy Issues facing the Abe Administration in the final stage of Abenomics -Looking beyond to "post-Abenomics"- (October 10, 2018)(PDF/303KB)
Nov 1, 2018
China's "explosive buying" fuels Japan's industrial robot exports (September 26, 2018)(PDF/360KB)
Oct 15, 2018
Will the consumption tax hike dampen consumer spending once again? -Households' familiar prices and thrift-consciousness hold the key- (September 7, 2018)(PDF/582KB)
Sep 26, 2018
Contagion risk of Turkey's currency shock -Similarities and differences with past currency crises- (September 10, 2018)(PDF/745KB)
Sep 19, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Despite ongoing expansion, the global economy is maturing. Keep a close eye upon the escalation of trade friction- (August 13, 2018)(PDF/1.13MB)
Sep 13, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -The Japanese economy is continuing to follow a recovery track- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Apr-Jun Qtr of 2018 (September 10, 2018)(PDF/156KB)
Sep 13, 2018
Japan's foreign population hitting a record high -The government announces the acceptance of more foreign workers- (July 25, 2018)(PDF/360KB)
Aug 20, 2018
The light and shadow of the e-commerce market -The expansion of e-commerce is weighing down prices.Boosting the elderly's consumption is the key- (July 12, 2018)(PDF/156KB)
Aug 14, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Despite ongoing expansion, the global economy is maturing. Keep a close eye upon the escalation of trade friction- [Summary] (August 13, 2018)(PDF/131KB)
Jul 31, 2018
Japan's fiscal consolidation plan revised -Need to strengthen expenditure reform to achieve a primary balance surplus in FY2025- (June 27, 2018)(PDF/213KB)
Jul 30, 2018
Looking at the future potential labor supply through the first release of labor underutilization indicators (June 21, 2018)(PDF/360KB)
Jul 26, 2018
Medium-term Economic Outlook on the Japanese Economy -The Japanese Economy will sustain 1% growth in the 2020s in the course of 3 mega-trends and by overcoming 3 major challenges- (June 28, 2018)(PDF/1.05MB)
Jul 5, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Despite the ongoing expansion of the global economy, keep a close eye upon protectionism and risks of higher interest rates- (May 17, 2018)(PDF/1.67MB)
Jul 2, 2018
Is there any sign of change in the price trend? -Some industries including restaurants have started transferring costs onto service prices- (June 1, 2018)(PDF/242KB)
Jun 18, 2018
Impact of the yen appreciation on corporate earnings -10% rise in the yen slashes corporate earnings by 0.2 trillion yen and GDP by 0.2%- (May 11, 2018)(PDF/328KB)
Jun 11, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -The Japanese economy will return to a gradual recovoery track- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Jan-Mar Qtr of 2018 (June 8, 2018)(PDF/156KB)
Jun 4, 2018
Japan-US leaders agreed to start new trade talks -A prelude to negotiating a Japan-US FTA?- (April 20, 2018)(PDF/119KB)
May 23, 2018
The 18th Questionnaire Survey of Japanese Corporate Enterprises Regarding Business in Asia (February 2018) -Japanese Firms Reevaluate China as a Destination for Business Expansion- (May 2, 2018)(PDF/332KB)
May 21, 2018
FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Despite the ongoing expansion of the global economy, keep a close eye upon protectionism and risks of higher interest rates- [Summary] (May 17, 2018)(PDF/131KB)
May 9, 2018
Outlook and comments on the review of Japan's fiscal consolidation plan -Some proposals for achieving a primary balance surplus- (April 6, 2018)(PDF/135KB)
Apr 10, 2018
The rise of "familiar prices" is pushing down consumer spending -Households are sensitive to rising food and energy prices and practical price increases- (March 8, 2018)(PDF/201KB)
Apr 3, 2018
FY2017, FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -While the global economy will continue to expand, keep a close eye upon shifts in the financial market- (February 15, 2018)(PDF/2.00MB)
Mar 27, 2018
Bank of Japan’s new leadership nomination underscores intention to maintain current monetary policy stance -Vice Governor Wakatabe emphasizes quantity but no change in policy direction- (February 20, 2018)(PDF/205KB)
Mar 13, 2018
FY2017, FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -Firm outlook on both domestic and overseas economic growth remains unchanged- REVISED to reflect the 2nd QE for the Oct-Dec Qtr of 2017 (March 8, 2018)(PDF/250KB)
Feb 27, 2018
New focus on inbound tourism and updates on estimated hotel shortages (January 26, 2018)(PDF/221KB)
Feb 19, 2018
FY2017, FY2018, FY2019 Economic Outlook -While the global economy will continue to expand, keep a close eye upon shifts in the financial market- [Summary] (February 15, 2018)(PDF/152KB)
Feb 5, 2018
Will the BOJ shift its monetary policy? -We need to watch how the Bank of Japan responds when interest rates start rising- (December 27, 2017)(PDF/106KB)
Jan 30, 2018
Five years of Abenomics and policy issues going forward -Japan's economic revival remains the Abe administration's focus as it takes a step toward a long-term administration- (December 21, 2017)(PDF/1.82MB)

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