Yuko Takeo

Business, Equipment

Japan Production Jumps by Record as Car Manufacturing Rebounds

Japan Production Jumps by Record as Car Manufacturing Rebounds Workers assemble a Daihatsu Motor Co. vehicle on the production line of the Daihatsu Motor Kyushu Co. Oita (Nakatsu) plant in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, Japan. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg)

Japan’s industrial production jumped by a record in November, adding to evidence that a manufacturing recovery from supply chain snags was solidly underway before the omicron variant started to spread around the globe.

Yuko Takeo | Bloomberg News
December 28, 2021