Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Changes in the Prices of Oysters in Japan, 1970-2014

Japanese people eat raw oysters or fried oysters.

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Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications researches the prices of oysters in the market every month. The following data show the changes in the price indexes of oysters from 1970 to 2014, if the price in 2010 is taken as 100.
These days, the oyster price is rising rapidly. Oyster production was not good in Japan last year due to bad weather or water pollution.

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Year Index (2010 = 100) Price of 100g oysters (yen)
1970 22.2 70
1971 25.7 81
1972 27 85
1973 30.5 96
1974 37.4 118
1975 45.1 143
1976 48.6 154
1977 56 177
1978 53.9 170
1979 55.7 176
1980 58.2 184
1981 58.4 185
1982 59.6 188
1983 60.7 192
1984 58.6 185
1985 60.2 190
1986 59.1 187
1987 56 177
1988 57.9 183
1989 63 199
1990 73.4 232
1991 85.3 270
1992 88.2 279
1993 88.8 281
1994 89.3 282
1995 89.3 282
1996 90.9 287
1997 94.7 299
1998 93.3 295
1999 93.5 295
2000 91.2 288
2001 89.4 283
2002 93.2 295
2003 95.9 303
2004 93.3 295
2005 92.3 292
2006 94.5 299
2007 94.6 299
2008 100.5 318
2009 98.3 311
2010 100 316
2011 107.2 339
2012 114.7 362
2013 115.3 364
2014 122.2 386

The next graph shows the changes in 100g oysters price from 1970 to 2014.

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Source is Statistics Bureau. 消費者物価指数 (CPI) 結果

www.stat.go.jp/data/cpi/historic.htm

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000011288549

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English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.