Monday, May 26, 2014

Japanese companies paid out US$ 46 billion in dividends in 2013



Business skyline in Sapporo, Japan Copyright Peter Hanami 2014
Picture: Business skyline in Sapporo, Japan 




¨Global dividends reached $US1.03 trillion in calendar 2013... The Asia-Pacific region..... grew 79 per cent over the same period. Japan (paid out in dividends in 2013) ($US46.4 billion)....(Japan contributed 5% of the world total)¨




Source:Global dividends surpass $US1 trillion for first time
February 24, 2014
By Vesna Poljak
The AGE newspaper