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Boxes in the Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)

The Bank releases the Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report) quarterly (usually in January, April, July, and October). The boxes in the report present analyses of important topical issues. The following is a list of boxes published in previous reports (from 2016 onward).

2022

2021

Table: Boxes in "The Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)" 2021
Date Outlook Report Title
Oct. 29, 2021 October 2021 [PDF 1,604KB] (Box 1) Varied Developments in Overseas Economies and Uncertainties Regarding the Outlook [PDF 576KB]
(Box 2) Developments in "Digital-Related Exports" [PDF 607KB]
(Box 3) Private Consumption during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Developments in the First Half of Fiscal 2021 [PDF 610KB]
(Box 4) Comparison of Inflation Rates in Japan, the United States, and Europe [PDF 595KB]
Jul. 19, 2021 July 2021 [PDF 1,617KB] (Box 1) Impact of the Resumption of Economic Activity in the United States and Europe on Global Economic Activity and Prices [PDF 572KB]
(Box 2) Effects of Rising International Commodity Prices on Corporate Profits [PDF 735KB]
(Box 3) Recent Developments in International Commodity Prices and Domestic Prices [PDF 643KB]
Apr. 28, 2021 April 2021 [PDF 1,926KB] (Box 1) Variation in the Pace of Recovery in Overseas Economies [PDF 587KB]
(Box 2) Virtuous Cycle from Improvement in Corporate Profits to Business Fixed Investment [PDF 869KB]
(Box 3) Effects of Widespread Vaccinations and Outlook for Private Consumption [PDF 620KB]
(Box 4) Relationship between Price Changes and the Output Gap in the Goods and Services Sectors [PDF 722KB]
Jan. 22, 2021 January 2021 [PDF 1,353KB] (Box 1) Pace of a Pick-Up in the Level of Economic Activity to Date: Comparison between Japan, the United States, and Europe [PDF 598KB]
(Box 2) Impact of a Resurgence of COVID-19 since Autumn 2020 on the U.S. and European Economies [PDF 575KB]
(Box 3) Extent of Transmission of the COVID-19 Shock across Employment and Business Fixed Investment [PDF 604KB]
(Box 4) Developments in Private Consumption since a Resurgence of COVID-19 [PDF 584KB]

2020

Table: Boxes in "The Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)" 2020
Date Outlook Report Title
Oct. 30, 2020 October 2020 [PDF 1,736KB] (Box 1) Variation in the Pace of a Pick-Up in Overseas Economies [PDF 605KB]
(Box 2) Impact of COVID-19 on Business Fixed Investment [PDF 599KB]
(Box 3) Employment Adjustments in the Face-to-Face Services Industry [PDF 600KB]
(Box 4) Developments in Face-to-Face Services Consumption [PDF 612KB]
(Box 5) Bank of Japan's Responses to COVID-19 and Financial Conditions [PDF 788KB]
Jul. 16, 2020 July 2020 [PDF 1,601KB] (Box 1) Developments in Overseas Economies under the COVID-19 Pandemic [PDF 679KB]
(Box 2) Firms' Behavior Affected by COVID-19 [PDF 692KB]
(Box 3) Impact of COVID-19 on Private Consumption [PDF 689KB]
(Box 4) Impact of COVID-19 on Price Changes [PDF 691KB]
(Box 5) Japan's Financial Conditions under the Impact of COVID-19 [PDF 680KB]
Apr. 28, 2020 April 2020 [PDF 2,019KB] (Box 1) Developments in Overseas Economies since the Outbreak of COVID-19 [PDF 700KB]
(Box 2) Developments in Japan's Economy since the Outbreak of COVID-19 [PDF 701KB]
(Box 3) Financial Conditions at Home and Abroad since the Outbreak of COVID-19 [PDF 791KB]
Jan. 22, 2020 January 2020 [PDF 1,609KB] (Box 1) Policy Mix Effects [PDF 665KB]
(Box 2) Developments in and Outlook for Exports by Type of Goods [PDF 697KB]
(Box 3) Background to the Recent Steady Business Fixed Investment [PDF 690KB]
(Box 4) Developments in Household Spending after the Consumption Tax Hike [PDF 763KB]

2019

Table: Boxes in "The Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)" 2019
Date Outlook Report Title
Nov. 1, 2019 October 2019 [PDF 1,175KB] (Box 1) Factors behind the Delay in the Timing of a Pick-Up in the Growth Pace of Overseas Economies [PDF 469KB]
(Box 2) Developments in Exports by Goods [PDF 504KB]
(Box 3) Export Conditions and Their Risk Assessment [PDF 511KB]
(Box 4) Steady Business Fixed Investment despite the Slowdown in Overseas Economies (1): Machinery and Software Investments as well as R&D Investment [PDF 481KB]
(Box 5) Steady Business Fixed Investment despite the Slowdown in Overseas Economies (2): Construction Investment [PDF 474KB]
(Box 6) Developments in Household Spending prior to the Consumption Tax Hike [PDF 493KB]
(Box 7) Developments in Inflation Expectations [PDF 503KB]
Jul. 31, 2019 July 2019 [PDF 1,161KB] (Box 1) Environment Surrounding Japan's Exports [PDF 498KB]
(Box 2) Developments in Household Spending prior to the Consumption Tax Hikes [PDF 497KB]
(Box 3) The Relationship between the Expansion in the Labor Force Participation of Women and Seniors and the Decline in the Propensity to Consume [PDF 541KB]
(Box 4) Recent Developments in the CPI mainly regarding Mobile Phone-Related Prices [PDF 544KB]
Apr. 26, 2019 April 2019 [PDF 1,246KB] (Box 1) Assessment of Current Export Conditions Based on Monitoring Indicators [PDF 491KB]
(Box 2) Decomposition of the Recent Decline in Real Exports [PDF 693KB]
(Box 3) Developments in the Chinese Economy and Fiscal and Monetary Policy Measures by the Chinese Authorities [PDF 467KB]
(Box 4) Developments in the Global Cycle for IT-Related Goods [PDF 553KB]
Jan. 24, 2019 January 2019 [PDF 1,274KB] (Box 1) Monitoring Indicators of Export Conditions [PDF 641KB]
(Box 2) Stock Adjustment Pressure on Business Fixed Investment [PDF 656KB]
(Box 3) Changes in Wages, Disposable Income, and the Propensity to Consume by Age Group [PDF 556KB]

2018

2017

2016

Table: Boxes in "The Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)" 2016
Date Outlook Report Title
Nov. 2, 2016 October 2016 [PDF 2,537KB] (Box 1) Effects of a Policy Mix [PDF 616KB]
(Box 2) The Effects of a Heightening of Global Uncertainties on Trade Activity [PDF 592KB]
(Box 3) Marginal Propensity to Consume by Income Class [PDF 616KB]
(Box 4) Exchange Rates and Prices of Durable Goods [PDF 602KB]
Jul. 30, 2016 July 2016 [PDF 2,535KB] (Box 1) Effects of the Second Postponement of the Consumption Tax Hike on Real GDP [PDF 581KB]
(Box 2) Wage Negotiations and Inflation Expectations [PDF 642KB]
(Box 3) Frequency Spectrum Analysis of Private Consumption [PDF 618KB]
(Box 4) Developments in Administered Prices and Housing Rent in the CPI [PDF 617KB]
Apr. 29, 2016 April 2016 [PDF 2,502KB] (Box 1) Effects of the Consumption Tax Hikes on Real GDP [PDF 580KB]
(Box 2) Recent Developments in Business Fixed Investment by Enterprise Size [PDF 598KB]
(Box 3) Determinants of Wages, by Industry and Enterprise Size [PDF 597KB]
(Box 4) Weather Effects and Private Consumption [PDF 613KB]
(Box 5) Wealth Effects on Private Consumption [PDF 576KB]
Jan. 30, 2016 January 2016 [PDF 2,478KB] (Box 1) Effects of the Consumption Tax Hikes and the Introduction of the Reduced Tax Rate [PDF 594KB]
(Box 2) Recent Features of Business Fixed Investment [PDF 655KB]
(Box 3) Labor Market Conditions and Wages of Part-Time Employees [PDF 651KB]
(Box 4) Effects of Exchange Rates on the CPI [PDF 622KB]