Country Analysis Report: Japan, In-depth PESTLE Insights
Japan's GDP grew by 4.66% in 2010, and deflation was almost 0.72 %. However, in 2011, the earthquake and tsunami, and the subsequent nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi hampered economic growth. The economy contracted by a further 0.48 %. In 2012, the economy recovered mildly to grow at 1.42%. In 2013, fiscal and monetary stimulus further pushed economic growth to 1.53%.
Features and benefits
Understand how Japan can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
Gain an understanding of the political situation in Japan, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
Understand customer demographics in Japan through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
The PESTLE analysis of Japan identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.
The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Japan, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Japan's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
Your key questions answered
How does Japan perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
What is the legal structure in Japan and are the laws conducive to investment?
How does Japan perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
How does Japan perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?