<Overview of December 2013: Strength seen in the economic upswing >
The Economic DI (Economic DI: 0-100, 50 points is the threshold of assessment) in
December 2013 stood at 49.5, up 1.2 points from the previous month, improving for 6 months in a row. Just like in the previous month, this month also set record high results.
The Abenomics effect is spreading steadily to the real economy of the rural areas, exhibiting further strength in the overall upswing of the Japanese economy.