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Tertiary Industry Index – Japan

Measures spending in the services sector of the economy. This sector consists of intangible goods such as public utilities, insurance, government, tourism, banking, retail, education, transportation, and social services.

Importance

It can serve as a key indicator for domestic economic activity. Strong spending in the services sector usually translates to higher employment rates and can also be interpreted as a sign of higher consumer spending in the future.

Market Impact

An uptrend in tertiary industry activity has a positive impact on the nation

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