Nearly 40% of new virus companies expect economic downturn NHK survey February 18 at 5:41
In response to the spread of the new coronavirus, NHK conducted a questionnaire survey with major domestic companies. Asked about the domestic economy three months later, it was found that nearly 40% of the companies were expecting a worsening trend.
From July 7 to 14, NHK conducted a questionnaire survey on the impact of the spread of infection on 100 major companies in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, and finance in Japan, and received responses from 81 companies. .
When asked about the domestic economy three months later, 33% of companies said that they would "decline slowly", and 4% said that they would "deteriorate," with nearly 40% of companies expecting a worsening trend. is. "Improve slowly" is 7%, and "Improve" is 2%, indicating that many companies expect a worsening direction than improvement. "Stable" was 19%.
When asked about the impact of the spread of infection on business performance, 45% of respondents said that they were worse, while "No change" was 24%, and none said "improved."
On the other hand, when asked how long it would take for business to return to normal, 28% of companies answered "about half a year" and 17% answered "about 3 months". You can see that it is expected to be longer.