Posts on ‘February 27th, 2009’

Japanese exports, US recession, business confidence, more regulation and a holiday

Before I’m off to a little holiday in the Canary Islands, let me take up some lose ends from preceding blog posts, just a handful of little updates!

Just like Germany, China and other export-oriented nations, Japan is suffering from foreign demand that has weakened rapidly since last autumn. This week, new data showed that industrial [...]