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Japan’s Business Failures in January 2023

“Wage Hike” Bankruptcies May Appear from Now
Bankruptcies up for Ninth Straight Month, Reaching Highest Level since 2008
There were 546 bankruptcies, marking the ninth consecutive month of year-on-year increase.
Total liabilities were 50,769 million yen, at the 50,000 million yen level for the first time in 33 years since January 1990.

Bankruptcies 546
Year-to-Year basis +13.3%
Last Year same month 482
Liabilities 50,769 million yen
Year-to-Year basis ▲25.3%
Last Year same month 67,970 million yen

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