Tag: Japan

May 2020

by Damon de Laszlo, ERC Chairman Since April we have seen politicians around the world trying to roll back on the panic created by the Corona Virus. The machinery of government and its institutions, particularly areas involved in health, led...

/ June 11, 2020
The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

Researchers from Imperial College London predicting that ‘transmission will quickly rebound if interventions are relaxed.’. If this causes reintroduction of measures, then a double-dip recession looms. Indeed, should the spread of the virus maintain this pace, a sustained decline is

/ April 2, 2020
Selected Nations' Holding of US Debt vs Total US Export Sales

Holding of US Debt vs Export Sales of Selected Nations

Summary The graph shows the amount of US debt held compared to US export sales by country. It shows that Japan is currently the largest holder of US debt at $1122.9 billion and China the second largest holder at $1112.5...

/ September 12, 2019
Happiness Index since 2015 of World's Largest Economies

Ten Largest Global Economies: Happiness Index since 2015

Out of the countries shown, the UK is perhaps the most confounding. Over the data period it has experienced significant political upheaval and societal division, centered around the Brexit vote. In 2016, the statistics suggest that Britain actually became happier...

/ August 22, 2019