Yu-uki Sakurai
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Next Tankan will give clear picture of quake's impact

Corporate sentiment from Japan's manufacturing industry was optimistic before the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan according to the Bank of Japan Tankan survey.

However, it should be noted that more than half the firms would have responded before the quake hit.

Yu-uki Sakurai of Fukoku Capital Management says the full impact will become clear in the next survey.

He spoke to Asia Business Report about how the Tankan survey can be received.

  • 01 Apr 2011
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