Main events scheduled in Japan for Feb. 27-March 5:
Feb. 27 (Mon)
-- Upper house to hold hearing for Bank of Japan governor nominee Kazuo Ueda.
Feb. 28 (Tues)
-- Spending on domestic tourism by Japan-based residents in 2022 to be released by Japan Tourism Agency.
-- Preliminary industrial production index for January to be released by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
-- Yamaguchi District Court to rule on man accused of illegally transferring COVID-19 relief money mistakenly wired to him by municipal government in Yamaguchi Prefecture to different bank account to use for online gambling.
March 1 (Wed)
-- New motor vehicles sales for February to be released by Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association.
March 2 (Thurs)
-- Results of consumer confidence survey for February to be released by Cabinet Office.
-- Statistics showing corporate financial results by industry for October-December 2022 period to be released by Finance Ministry.
March 3 (Fri)
-- Ratio of job offers to job seekers for January to be released by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
-- Unemployment rate for January to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
March 4 (Sat)
-- Asia Zero Emissions Community ministerial meeting to be hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.
March 5 (Sun)
-- No major events.