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Japan’s Business Failures in September 2022

Increasing trend in corporate bankruptcies continues for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic
Small- and Medium-Sized Bankrupt Entities Show Signs of Having Larger Liabilities
There were 583 bankruptcies, marking the fifth consecutive month of year-on-year increase.
Liabilities totaled 135,031 million yen, exceeding 100 billion yen for the second consecutive month for the first time in two years and two months.

Bankruptcies 583
Year-to-Year basis +13.9%
Last Year same month 512
Liabilities 135,031 million yen
Year-to-Year basis +47.7%
Last Year same month 91,425 million yen

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