Publication Japan and the World 2018/19 A Pocket Guide in Figures

The Keizai Koho Center has published a pocket-sized, English-language statistical booklet filled with the latest international data which will guide you to understand the global business environment. This year we have enlarged the size of the booklet for easier reading.

This issue consists of 69 items in five chapters, including economic growth rates, trade balances, exchange rates, foreign direct investments and their destinations and number of foreign tourists of major countries such as Japan, U.S., China, U.K., Germany and South Korea.

Data for the past 10 years are visually shown with colorful graphs and tables indicate numerical values, making it useful for various business and research purposes.

Issued on Dec. 3, 2018

Economic and Financial Indicators
Population and Labor Markets
Trade and Investment
Education and People Exchange
Government Budget, Tax and Other Data
Pocket size (11.5 cm X 19 cm) 112 pages
1000 yen + tax and postage
Order of 50 or more; 700 yen + tax and postage
KKC Members; 700 yen + tax and postage
Keizai Koho Center

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How to order:

In Japan:

Please order by confirming your name, phone, address, and the number of copies to

the International Affairs Department

Fax order from:

Japan and the World 2018/19 Order Form

A bank transfer form will be enclosed.
The booklet is also available at bookstores and government publication offices around Japan.


From overseas:


Official Gazette co-operation of Japan

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i-phone users:
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Android phone users:
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