August 26, 2020
*On April 20, 2021, the press release was revised and certain data was removed from the “Related Materials” due to the possibility of errors. Revised data will be republished at a later date.The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) compiled a report on economic indices concerning production, private consumption, business investment and other aspects of the economies for each region in order to ascertain the trends in regional economies across Japan.
With the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, the current economic situation has been changing dramatically. Please note that the economic trends published here are a compilation of statistics for each region as of June 2020.
- Indices of industrial production (seasonally adjusted; month-on-month basis) showed an increase in six regions including Kanto, Tokai and Chugoku (composition ratio of value added: 88.3%), and a decrease in three regions (the ratio: 11.7%).
- Sales in the month on a year-on-year basis in six types of business in the retail trade industry showed an increase in seven regions including Kanto, Tohoku, Kyushu and Okinawa (composition ratio of value added: 83.8%), and a decrease in one region (the ratio: 16.2%).
For details, see the Appendix.
Division in Charge
Regional Economic and Industrial Research Office, Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group