Japanese Investment (gross fixed):

22.5% of GDP (2008 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 78

Japanese Budget:

revenues: $1.672 trillion
expenditures: $1.823 trillion (2008 estimate)

Japanese Public Debt:

170.4% of GDP (2008 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 2

Japan’s Inflation Rate (consumer prices):

1.8% (2008 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 19
0.1% (2007 estimate)

Japan’s Central Bank discount rate:

0.1% (19 December 2008)
country comparison to the world: 134

Commercial bank prime lending rate:

1.68% (November 2008)
country comparison to the world: 163

Stock of money:

$4.37 trillion (31 December 2007)
country comparison to the world: 2

Stock of quasi money:

$4.783 trillion (31 December 2007)
country comparison to the world: 3

Stock of domestic credit:

$9.653 trillion (31 December 2007)
country comparison to the world: 3

Market value of publicly traded shares:

$4.453 trillion (31 December 2007)
country comparison to the world: 4

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Diverging central bank policies heighten economic risks
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Posted: March 23, 2023, 12:39 am
With Japan’s new central bank boss, Kishida bids farewell to Abenomics
The tricky task of steering the Bank of Japan (BOJ) out of years of ultra ... “He’s something of a legend in Japanese central banking,” said a BOJ official of Ueda. “He stood out as ...
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