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The Japanese technical consumer goods market fell slightly in Q1 2017, compared to Q1 2016

GfK TEMAX results for Japan, Q1 2017

Tokyo, May 15, 2017 – In Q1 2017, the technical consumer goods (TCG) market in Japan declined by 3.5 percent, compared to Q1 2016, with a turnover of JPY1,880 billion.

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Japan Q1 2017
Q2 2016 B. JPY Q3 2016 B. JPY Q4 2016 B. JPY Q1 2017 B. JPY Q1 2017 / Q1 2016 / +/- % Q1 2017 B. JPY Q1 2017 / Q1 2016 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 188 205 229 219 -2.8% 219 -2.8%
Photography (PH) 55 52 56 55 -4.0% 55 -4.0%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 197 241 189 219 2.5% 219 2.5%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 182 190 232 207 0.3% 207 0.3%
Information Technology (IT) 379 382 380 482 -0.8% 482 -0.8%
Telecommunications (TC) 475 562 667 631 -8.4% 631 -8.4%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 69 70 110 75 -5.7% 75 -5.7%
GfK TEMAX ® Japan 1,544 1,701 1,863 1,887 -3.5% 1,887 -3.5%

Economic data 2016

Japan
  • 1.0
    GDP growth in %
  • 38,971
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 3.1
    Unemployment rate in %
  • -0.1
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 53,070,000
    Number of households
  • N/A
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing
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