Japan Economy in a Snapshot Q2 2021 Report

What does this quarterly economic report offer? 


Japan Economy in a Snapshot is a quarterly publicatiŠ¾n produced by the CEIC Macroeconomic Research Team. The report is designed to provide a comprehensive, albeit concise overview of the current economic and financial developments. The Japan Economy in a Snapshot report is produced using data from CEIC's Global Database.


Emphasising the effects of renewed COVID-19 restrictions, real GDP contracted by a seasonally-adjusted 1.3% q/q in Q1 2021, after growing by 2.8% q/q in Q4 2020, resulting in a fall of 1.9% y/y and an annualised contraction of 5.1%. 


This report provides detailed sets of analysis, with a focus on the following macroeconomic groupings:

  • Japan's economic outlook
  • Real Sector
  • Monetary and Financial Sector
  • Fiscal Sector
  • External Sector