Main events scheduled for August

Main events scheduled in Japan for August:

Aug. 1 (Mon)

-- New motor vehicle sales for July to be released by Japan Automobile Dealers Association.

Aug. 2 (Tues)

-- No major events.

Aug. 3 (Wed)

-- No major events.

Aug. 4 (Thurs)

-- Japan Congress Against A- and H-bombs (Gensuikin) to hold annual conference in Hiroshima through Aug. 6.

Aug. 5 (Fri)

-- Preliminary composite indexes of economic indicators for June to be released by Cabinet Office.

Aug. 6 (Sat)

-- Memorial ceremony for victims of 1945 atomic bombing in Hiroshima to be held in Hiroshima city.

-- World Cosplay Summit 2022 to be held until Aug. 7 in Nagoya.

Aug. 7 (Sun)

-- Nagano gubernatorial election to be held.

-- Gensuikin to hold annual conference in Nagasaki through Aug. 9.

Aug. 8 (Mon)

-- Monthly "economy watchers" survey for July to be released by Cabinet Office.

-- Balance of payments statistics for June to be released by Finance Ministry.

Aug. 9 (Tues)

-- Memorial ceremony for victims of 1945 atomic bombing in Nagasaki to be held in Nagasaki city.

Aug. 10 (Wed)

-- No major events.

Aug. 11 (Thurs)

-- Mountain Day, a national holiday.

-- Official campaigning to start for Kagawa gubernatorial election.

Aug. 12 (Fri)

-- Memorial ceremony for 1985 Japan Airlines jetliner crash to be held in Gunma Prefecture.

Aug. 13 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Aug. 14 (Sun)

-- Official campaigning to start for Wakayama mayoral election.

Aug. 15 (Mon)

-- Annual ceremony for war dead to be held to mark anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II in 1945.

-- Preliminary gross domestic product data for April-June period to be released by Cabinet Office.

Aug. 16 (Tues)

-- No major events.

Aug. 17 (Wed)

-- Customs-cleared trade statistics for July to be released by Finance Ministry.

-- Machinery orders data for June to be released by Cabinet Office.

-- Number of foreign visitors arriving in Japan in July to be released by Japan National Tourism Organization.

Aug. 18 (Thurs)

-- No major events.

Aug. 19 (Fri)

-- Nationwide consumer price index for July to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

Aug. 20 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Aug. 21 (Sun)

-- Wakayama mayoral election to be held.

Aug. 22 (Mon)

-- No major events.

Aug. 23 (Tues)

-- No major events.

Aug. 24 (Wed)

-- No major events.

Aug. 25 (Thurs)

-- Official campaigning to start for Okinawa gubernatorial election.

Aug. 26 (Fri)

-- No major events.

Aug. 27 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Aug. 28 (Sun)

-- Kagawa gubernatorial election to be held.

Aug. 29 (Mon)

-- No major events.

Aug. 30 (Tues)

-- Unemployment rate for July to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

-- Ratio of job offers to job seekers for July to be released by Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.

Aug. 31 (Wed)

-- Preliminary industrial production index for July to be released by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

-- Survey on consumer trends for August to be released by Cabinet Office.

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