/ May 1, 2017

Think tanks expect Japan's GDP rose 2% in January-March

The economy is projected to have grown at an annualized rate of 2.0 percent in the January-March period from the previous quarter in price-adjusted real terms, according to the average estimate of 10 private-sector think tanks. Gross domestic product is projected to mark the ...

/ Apr 18, 2017

IMF raises Japan growth forecast to 1.2% this year, 0.6% in 2018

The International Monetary Fund Tuesday raised its growth forecast for Japan’s economy this year and next, citing a pickup in exports, but warned that a shrinking labor force and below-forecast inflation would curb longer-term growth. The IMF upgraded its forecast for the world’s third-largest ...