Major Japanese firms have been very cautious over export control policies aimed at South Korea, with the Japanese government's rulings on Japan and Japan worsening.

According to a survey of 112 major Japanese companies from the beginning of July to the end of July, following the tightening of export regulations to Korea, Kyobo News said that half of the items asking for evaluation of this measure were asked. More than 54% answered "I don't know or can't speak."

In response, Kyodo says it has expressed its intention to carefully watch the impact of the Japanese government's export control measures in the face of deepening conflicts between the two governments.

However, this elaborate analysis of Kyodo Communications seems to mean that it is difficult for Japanese companies to express their honest views because they have to look at the government.

Meanwhile, only 23% of respondents said that the domestic economy is expanding slowly.

According to Kyodo News, at this time of last year, the response rate reached 77%, and Japanese companies' anxiety about the economic situation was highlighted ahead of the consumption tax increase (8 → 10%) in October amid the prolonged US-China trade conflict. Analyzed.

49% of respondents said that next year's economic outlook will not change much.

33% thought they would expand slowly, 14% expected to retreat slowly.

The negative outlook was that many companies cited the shrinkage of consumption due to increased trade friction and increased consumption tax.

Under the influence of the US-China trade war, 46% of Japanese companies surveyed feared earnings deterioration.

On the other hand, 31% of respondents said that they had little impact.

Kyodo News said there were some companies that were not affected by the US-China trade war, but who were concerned about the indirect impacts through their customers.