TABLE-Japan manuf exit negative territory-Reuters Tankan

TOKYO, April 15 (BestGrowthStock) – Japanese companies have shaken
off gloom as robust exports continue to drive the economy’s
recovery, a Reuters poll showed, but manufacturers expect no
further improvement in sentiment in the coming three months.

Following is a table of indexes for key sectors and a
comparison with the Bank of Japan’s quarterly tankan survey:

JULY 2010 (f’cast) APR MAR FEB JAN DEC NOV
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MANUFACTURERS ( 0) 0 -8 -13 -19 -27 -28
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(Materials) ( 0) 0 -9 -11 -23 -34 -22
– Textile/paper (-22) -22 -40 -50 -50 -50 -38
– Chemicals ( +5) +5 +8 0 -13 -15 -4
– Oil refinery/ceramics (+14) +14 -22 -11 -20 -45 -33
– Steel/nonferrous metals ( 0) 0 0 0 -33 -67 -60
(Manufactured products) ( +1) 0 -8 -13 -17 -22 -32
– Food (+14) +14 +25 +22 +22 +13 +10
– Metal products/machinery (-10) -5 -29 -31 -45 -55 -57
– Electric machinery ( +4) +3 -7 -23 -13 -19 -33
– Autos/transport equipment (-10) -20 -11 0 -18 -9 -10
– Precision machinery/others(+25) +13 0 +13 -20 -10 -40
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NON-MANUFACTURERS ( -5) -14 -22 -31 -34 -39 -35
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– Real estate/construction (-40) -40 -33 -40 -41 -47 -40
– Retail/wholesale ( 0) -9 -20 -36 -33 -43 -40
– Wholesalers ( +6) 0 -7 -19 -21 -33 -50
– Retailers ( -5) -16 -31 -48 -40 -50 -33
– Information/communications( +8) -8 -23 -38 -36 -27 -27
– Transport/utility ( -8) -29 -17 -38 -50 -43 -36
– Other services ( +7) +3 -15 -14 -19 -32 -25
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*** COMPARISON WITH BANK OF JAPAN TANKAN ***
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MANUFACTURERS NON-MANUFACTURERS

RTRS BOJ RTRS BOJ
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JULY (f’cast) 0 – -5 –
JUNE (f’cast) – -8 – -10
APR 0 -14
MAR -8 -14 -22 -14
FEB -13 – -31 –
JAN -19 – -34 –
DEC (2009) -27 -25 -39 -21
NOV -28 – -35 –
OCT -35 – -33 –
SEPT -33 -33 -34 -24
AUG -42 – -38 –
JULY -43 – -38 –
JUNE -50 -48 -31 -29
MAY -69 – -44 –
APRIL -76 – -38 –
MAR -78 -58 -37 -31
FEB -74 – -39 –
JAN -76 – -31 –
DEC (2008) -64 -24 -26 -9
NOV -42 – -16 –
OCT -25 – -9 –
SEPT -14 -3 -10 +1
AUG -16 – -6 –
JULY -10 – -3 –
JUNE -2 +5 -2 +10
MAY -2 – 0 –
APR +1 – +3 –
MAR +8 +11 +2 +12
FEB +9 – +2 –
JAN +17 – +1 –
DEC (2007) +21 +19 +13 +16
NOV +23 – +9 –
OCT +21 – +19 –
SEPT +24 +23 +14 +20
AUG +30 – +14 –
JULY +28 – +19 –
JUNE +31 +23 +16 +22
MAY +29 – +21 –
APR +28 – +26 –

The Reuters Tankan covers 200 large manufacturers and 200
non-manufacturers excluding the financial sector. A total of 228
responded to the poll, taken March 26-April 12.

The index readings are derived by subtracting the percentage
of respondents who say conditions are poor from those who say
they are good. A negative reading means pessimists outnumber
optimists.
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(Reporting by Izumi Nakagawa, Writing by Rie Ishiguro)

TABLE-Japan manuf exit negative territory-Reuters Tankan