August 26, 2020
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 (ratio of value-added profit: 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 (ratio of value-added profit: 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