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Business and Investment Survey of Incorporated Enterprises:June 2003

5th August 2003
Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office

This survey was conducted on June 25, using a sample of 4,510 companies capitalized at 100 million yen or more, of which 91.4% percent responded.

(Table 1) BSI on domestic economic conditions on an all-Industry basis
 (Seasonally adjusted ;%)
               BSI
      (A) (B) (C) (D)
1984 Apr.-Jun. 38 59 3 35
   Jul.-Sep. 37 58 5 32
   Oct.-Dec. 35 63 2 33
1985 Jan.-Mar. 28 72 0 28
   Apr.-Jun. 21 74 5 16
   Jul.-Sep. 12 77 11 1
   Oct.-Dec. 5 71 24 -19
1986 Jan.-Mar. 5 58 37 -32
   Apr.-Jun. 4 53 43 -39
   Jul.-Sep. 3 48 49 -46
   Oct.-Dec. 2 54 44 -42
1987 Jan.-Mar. 4 61 35 -31
   Apr.-Jun. 7 74 19 -12
   Jul.-Sep. 27 65 8 19
   Oct.-Dec. 37 59 4 33
1988 Jan.-Mar. 46 53 1 45
   Apr.-Jun. 44 54 2 42
   Jul.-Sep. 35 60 5 30
   Oct.-Dec. 34 65 1 33
1989 Jan.-Mar. 32 68 0 32
   Apr.-Jun. 26 69 5 21
   Jul.-Sep. 24 70 6 18
   Oct.-Dec. 28 72 0 28
1990 Jan.-Mar. 21 79 0 21
   Apr.-Jun. 16 78 6 10
   Jul.-Sep. 13 79 8 5
   Oct.-Dec. 8 83 9 -1
1991 Jan.-Mar. 7 78 15 -8
   Apr.-Jun. 6 74 20 -14
   Jul.-Sep. 3 71 26 -23
   Oct.-Dec. 2 47 51 -49
1992 Jan.-Mar. 2 33 65 -63
   Apr.-Jun. 1 42 57 -56
   Jul.-Sep. 0 37 63 -63
   Oct.-Dec. 1 48 51 -50
1993 Jan.-Mar. 2 48 50 -48
   Apr.-Jun. 6 67 27 -21
   Jul.-Sep. 0 61 39 -39
   Oct.-Dec. 1 52 47 -46
1994 Jan.-Mar. 3 75 22 -19
   Apr.-Jun. 7 78 15 -8
   Jul.-Sep. 22 72 6 16
   Oct.-Dec. 25 73 2 23
1995 Jan.-Mar. 13 76 11 2
   Apr.-Jun. 8 75 17 -9
   Jul.-Sep. 5 81 14 -9
   Oct.-Dec. 9 86 5 4
1996 Jan.-Mar. 17 80 3 14
   Apr.-Jun. 23 72 5 18
   Jul.-Sep. 12 84 4 8
   Oct.-Dec. 13 84 3 10
1997 Jan.-Mar. 15 79 6 9
   Apr.-Jun. 6 70 24 -18
   Jul.-Sep. 6 82 12 -6
   Oct.-Dec. 2 48 50 -48
1998 Jan.-Mar. 1 49 50 -49
   Apr.-Jun. 0 42 58 -58
   Jul.-Sep. 0 39 61 -61
   Oct.-Dec. 2 57 41 -39
1999 Jan.-Mar. 3 72 25 -22
   Apr.-Jun. 6 80 14 -8
   Jul.-Sep. 12 82 6 6
   Oct.-Dec. 13 81 6 7
2000 Jan.-Mar. 12 84 4 8
   Apr.-Jun. 14 79 7 7
   Jul.-Sep. 18 80 2 16
   Oct.-Dec. 10 82 8 2
2001 Jan.-Mar. 3 62 35 -32
   Apr.-Jun. 0 56 44 -44
   Jul.-Sep. 0 39 61 -61
   Oct.-Dec. 1 40 59 -58
2002 Jan.-Mar. 2 59 39 -37
   Apr.-Jun. 6 73 21 -15
   Jul.-Sep. 2 74 24 -22
   Oct.-Dec. 2 71 27 -25
2003 Jan.-Mar. 3 66 31 -28
   Apr.-Jun. 2 74 24 -22
   Jul.-Sep.(E) 6 81 13 -7
   Oct.-Dec.(E) 14 78 8 6

   (Note)
(A) The percentage of companies saying that domestic economic conditions are rising compared with the previous quarter.
(B) The percentage of companies saying that domestic economic conditions are unchanged.
(C) The percentage of companies saying that domestic economic conditions are declining compered with the previos quarter.
(D) (D)=(A)-(C) , BSI : Business Survey Index .
(E) Companies answered economic conditions of next two consecutive quarters.Thus the BSI figures of Jul.-Sep. and Oct.-Dec.of 2003 are outlook.
 

(Table 2) Capital spending on a half-year basis
(100 million yen,%)
      All Industries Manufacturing Non-manufacturing All Industries Manufacturing Non-manufacturing
CY1984 Jul.-Dec. 111,499 50,281 61,219 - - -
CY1985 Jan.-Jun. 115,957 51,127 64,830 - - -
   Jul.-Dec. 130,222 55,402 74,821 16.8 10.2 22.2
CY1986 Jan.-Jun. 123,002 51,522 71,481 6.1 0.8 10.3
   Jul.-Dec. 127,642 49,000 78,642 -2.0 -11.6 5.1
CY1987 Jan.-Jun. 129,817 47,318 82,498 5.5 -8.2 15.4
   Jul.-Dec. 140,420 51,929 88,491 10.0 6.0 12.5
CY1988 Jan.-Jun. 155,793 58,906 96,887 20.0 24.5 17.4
   Jul.-Dec. 173,218 67,456 105,762 23.4 29.9 19.5
CY1989 Jan.-Jun. 197,388 77,393 119,995 26.7 31.4 23.9
   Jul.-Dec. 218,871 86,018 132,852 26.4 27.5 25.6
CY1990 Jan.-Jun. 232,748 91,258 141,491 17.9 17.9 17.9
   Jul.-Dec. 247,563 101,312 146,251 13.1 17.8 10.1
CY1991 Jan.-Jun. 250,838 101,490 149,348 7.8 11.2 5.6
   Jul.-Dec. 262,778 107,363 155,414 6.1 6.0 6.3
CY1992 Jan.-Jun. 254,245 97,307 156,938 1.4 -4.1 5.1
   Jul.-Dec. 241,739 87,807 153,932 -8.0 -18.2 -1.0
CY1993 Jan.-Jun. 230,177 78,410 151,768 -9.5 -19.4 -3.3
   Jul.-Dec. 215,340 73,530 141,810 -10.9 -16.3 -7.9
CY1994 Jan.-Jun. 213,604 64,680 148,924 -7.2 -17.5 -1.9
   Jul.-Dec. 204,004 62,000 142,004 -5.3 -15.7 0.1
CY1995 Jan.-Jun. 201,225 63,545 137,680 -5.8 -1.8 -7.6
   Jul.-Dec. 204,344 65,276 139,067 0.2 5.3 -2.1
CY1996 Jan.-Jun. 215,198 69,698 145,499 6.9 9.7 5.7
   Jul.-Dec. 223,633 73,864 149,769 9.4 13.2 7.7
CY1997 Jan.-Jun. 230,194 77,213 152,981 7.0 10.8 5.1
   Jul.-Dec. 225,112 79,221 145,891 0.7 7.3 -2.6
CY1998 Jan.-Jun. 223,612 79,167 144,445 -2.9 2.5 -5.6
   Jul.-Dec. 215,132 76,170 138,962 -4.4 -3.9 -4.7
CY1999 Jan.-Jun. 208,829 71,997 136,832 -6.6 -9.1 -5.3
   Jul.-Dec. 203,600 66,885 136,715 -5.4 -12.2 -1.6
CY2000 Jan.-Jun. 212,102 68,329 143,774 1.6 -5.1 5.1
   Jul.-Dec. 214,858 74,100 140,758 5.5 10.8 3.0
CY2001 Jan.-Jun. 219,490 76,065 143,425 3.5 11.3 -0.2
   Jul.-Dec. 201,251 65,244 136,007 -6.3 -12.0 -3.4
CY2002 Jan.-Jun. 192,942 59,048 133,893 -12.1 -22.4 -6.6
   Jul.-Dec. 188,223 54,196 134,026 -6.5 -16.9 -1.5
CY2003 Jan.-Jun. 191,251 51,872 139,379 -0.9 -12.2 4.1
   Jul.-Dec. 178,248 49,846 128,402 -5.3 -8.0 -4.2

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