1. Basic information and data.Area:377,835 sq. km.Population:126 million.Density:337 persons / sq. km.Capital city:Tokyo.Tokyo population: 12.5 million.2. Economic data and statistics.Unemployment rate: 2.4% [Sept. 2019].GDP in billion US$:4,872 GDP world ranking:3 [after the USA and China].GDP / Capita PPP:39,002 US$Exports 2018:737 billion US$[after China, USA and Germany]Imports 2018:748 billion US$[after USA, China and Germany]Japan outward FDI:1,645 billion US$ [stock end of 2018]Japan inward FDI:278 billion US$ [stock end of 2018]Inflation rate:0.2% (September 2019)Competitiveness:6th rank (as per WEF ranking 2019)3. Miscellaneous facts and data. Airports: according to the “World Airport Awards 2018”www.worldairportawards.com/Awards/world_airport_rating.html- 2 Japanese airports are among the 10 “World’s Top Airports 2018”: Tokyo Haneda (3) and Centrair Nagoya (7);- 3 Japanese airports are among the 10 “World’s Cleanest Airports”: Tokyo Haneda (1), Centrair Nagoya (2) and Tokyo Narita ((6).4.Sources of information / useful links.www.jetro.go.jp/enJETRO Japan External Trade Organization, Tokyo.www.jetro.go.jp/switzerlandJETRO Switzerland, Geneva.Also see our Powerpoint presentation.You have a specific question about the Japanese economy? Do not hesitate to contact us.