The Bank of Japan's index for small manufacturers' sentiment improved to -13 in the first quarter of 2021, from -27 in the previous three-month period and beating market consensus of -20. It was the highest reading since the fourth quarter of 2019, adding to signs of a gradual economic recovery from last year's slump triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. source: Bank of Japan
Small Business Sentiment in Japan averaged -7.41 from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 46 in the third quarter of 1973 and a record low of -60 in the fourth quarter of 1998. This page provides - Japan Small Business Sentiment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Small Business Sentiment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.
Small Business Sentiment in Japan is expected to be -12.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Small Business Sentiment in Japan to stand at 15.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Small Business Sentiment is projected to trend around 8.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.