March 29, 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 an increase in eight regions, e.g., Kinki, Kanto and Tokai (composition ratio of value added: 94.4%), and a decrease in one region (the ratio: 5.6%).
Sales in the month on a year-on-year basis in six types of business in the retail trade industry showed a decrease in four regions, e.g., Kinki, Kanto and Kyushu/Okinawa (composition ratio of sales: 74.2%), and an increase in four regions, e.g., Chubu, Tohoku and Chugoku (the ratio: 25.8%).
For details, see the following.
Division in Charge
Regional Economic and Industrial Research Office, Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group