February 24, 2021
*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 elements for each region in order to ascertain the trends in regional economies across Japan.
Indices of industrial production (seasonally adjusted; month-on-month basis) showed a decrease in five regions, e.g., Tokai, Kinki and Kanto (composition ratio of value added: 81.5%), and an increase in three regions (the ratio: 15.0%).
Sales in the month (year-on-year basis) in six types of business in the retail trade industry showed an increase in six regions, e.g., Chubu, Kyushu/Okinawa and Kanto (composition ratio of sales: 79.0%), and a decrease in two regions (the ratio: 20.9%).
Division in Charge
Regional Economic and Industrial Research Office, Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group