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Japan’s Business Failures in December 2022

Corporate bankruptcies continued to rise moderately
In December, the scale of bankruptcies shrank, with many bankruptcies occurring in rural areas
There were 592 bankruptcies, marking the eighth consecutive month of year-on-year increase.
Liabilities totaled 68,714 million yen, marking the lowest level for December in 50 years.

Bankruptcies 592
Year-to-Year basis +18.2%
Last Year same month 501
Liabilities 68,714 million yen
Year-to-Year basis ▲29.6%
Last Year same month 97,559 million yen

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