I often get the questions about Japanese fundamental data.
Their website is very hard to follow, as a matter of fact.
Thus I would like to summarize the list of places where you can get such data from.
- Bank of Japan
1.1 Main Page (English)
https://www.boj.or.jp/en index.htm/1.2 Monetary Policy Meeting Schedules and meeting minutes
https://www.boj.or.jp/en/mopo/mpmsche_minu index.htm/1.3 Tankan Report
https://www.boj.or.jp/en/statistics/tk index.htm/1.4 Price Index
1.5 Balance of Payment
- Ministry of Finance Japan
2.1 Main Page (English)
2.2 International Investment Position
2.3 International Transactions in Securities (Monthly)
Typically their statics are stored in the form of CSV files. Even if you import these files into Excel sheet, it is still very hard to read.
Thus, I recommend you check the above 2.3 item (PDF file).
Also historically, it is known that Oct is the most popular month for them to purchase foreign bonds and securities.
I understand it is sometimes hard to read Japanese fundamental data unless you read Japanese.
So if you happen to have any questions of where to get a certain data from, let me know.
I will do my best to find it for you.
YJ Baik – Forex.Today @ Tokyo