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Japan’s Business Failures in February 2023

Increasing Trend in Corporate Bankruptcies Continues after Bottoming out
Increase for the First Time in 3 years in FY2022
There were 574 bankruptcies, marking the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year increase.
Liabilities totaled 100,546 million yen, exceeding 100 billion yen for February for the first time in 4 years.

Bankruptcies 574
Year-to-Year basis +34.1%
Last Year same month 428
Liabilities 100,546 million yen
Year-to-Year basis +28.8%
Last Year same month 78,066 million yen

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