TABLE-Japan business mood to worsen after quake -BOJ tankan

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 TOKYO, April 4 (Reuters) - Japanese big manufacturers expect conditions to worsen
significantly in the next three months, responses to a Bank of Japan survey collected after the
March 11 earthquake showed on Monday. It was a reversal of the full survey results.	
 The BOJ separated figures in its tankan survey of corporate sentiment for March into
responses obtained before and after the earthquake to obtain a clearer picture of how firms
perceived the effects of the devastation.	
 Details were as follows(median forecasts from Reuters poll of economists in parentheses):	
                     March  2011   June  2011    March 2011    Dec 2010	
                    (post-quake reference ID)  (regular survey)
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 Manufacturers
 Large                    +6           -2            +6            +5              
 Medium                   -7          -14            -4            +1    
 Small                    -6          -18           -10           -12 
 Non-manufacturers
 Large                    +7           -4            +3            +1
 Medium                   -2          -14            -6           -10     
 Small                   -19          -29           -19           -22
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 Sentiment indexes measure the percentage of firms reporting a favourable business
environment  minus those reporting unfavourable conditions.
 The survey period : March 12 to March 31 	
  The number of  the companies that were surveyed: 2,618   of which
 685   were large firms.
 To view the BOJ's table on the survey, click on	
http://www.boj.or.jp/en/statistics/tk/ref/2010/tkref1103eq.pdf	
	
 (Reporting by Rie Ishiguro and Tetsushi Kajimoto)	
 

TABLE-Japan business mood to worsen after quake -BOJ tankan