2022年.日本のインフレの対処法と賃金.2022. How to deal with inflation in Japan and wages.


This time, I would like to talk about Japan’s inflation from various angles. First, take a look at this picture.


















The same product, but slightly reduced in quantity. Of course, the price has risen a little, but companies are fighting for this 1g. The quantity of this product is probably unnoticed by the average consumer.

We are competing to get consumers to buy the product in units of 1 yen so that we do not notice the rise in the price of the product as much as possible. The competition is very fierce because the products come from various companies.

In particular, food products are dominated by low-margin, high-selling products. The unit price is cheap, so it’s very difficult.

I had a part-time job at a supermarket when I was a student. At that time, if a cake of 100 yen has a profit of 25 yen, it is very profitable. Yes, a profit margin of 25% is a very attractive product.

Even with this rise in prices, Japan will not buy up food. Corporate efforts to finely adjust prices and secure profits are considerable competition. If you lose this, you can take a share in cheap products such as unbranded products.

Therefore, in Japan, grocery buying does not occur. This is because if the price soars, the market share will be taken to other companies, which is extremely competitive.

However, as the world situation changes, it is still difficult for industrial products to reach. There is also corporate effort here. I remodeled the toilet, but this is also out of stock.

Therefore, companies are offering low-priced products with few parts. I made a small compromise on the product. In this way, Japan does not feel much price increase.

However, many do not have products. Therefore, we are increasing productivity by narrowing down the products without manufacturing many kinds of products.

For Japan, which has been deflated for a long time, there may be a feeling of foreign matter, but now I am doing my best. That’s because the big companies’ summer bonuses increase by 13.8%.

People say that it is inflation, but wages are rising to some extent, so it is more like a “price slide system” than inflation. In other words, if wages rise with rising prices, this is not a negative effect.

However, people are worried, so it is being considered to temporarily lower the consumption tax. This cannot be specifically mentioned by the government because of the elections. It is interesting to see how the ruling and opposition parties will fight the election.

Also, the exchange is very interesting. Every day, it is reported in the press that the yen has been depreciated. In my personal opinion, about 150 yen is acceptable. So I’m not so surprised. Certainly, there are disadvantages, but until now, the yen has been too expensive. I think that a little depreciation of the yen is good for Japan’s core industry.

Until now, companies have not survived without selling quantities. Therefore, the price of industrial products was also low profit and high sales. However, from now on, the sales volume will decrease while adjusting the price of the product. However, I think it is good for the environment because I will make an effort to secure profits.

There are also price increases such as electricity bills. People have to wait patiently for this until wages rise. That’s how the economy goes around.

In the United States, hyperinflation may come. However, the stock price has not fallen so much, so I feel that it is adjusting.

Assets feel solid, but when it comes to currencies, it may be better to be sensitive. This is true for countries around the world.

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