Japan's third-quarter GDP growth weaker than expected

Dec 8, 2016

Japan's third-quarter GDP growth weaker than expected

Japan’s third-quarter GDP was weaker than expected with a 0.3 percent expansion, revised data showed Thursday, as slack corporate spending held back the world’s No. 3 economy. The latest figures were lower than an initial estimate of 0.5 percent growth in the July to ...

Nov 29, 2016

Export gains to help Japan reach 1% GDP growth in 2017, says OECD

Japan’s economy will grow 1 percent next year before slowing to a 0.8 percent expansion in 2018, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said in its latest global economic outlook. A rebound in international trade will help drive Japan’s export growth higher over ...

Majority of Japanese believe nation's economy is tanking: poll

Nov 13, 2016

Majority of Japanese believe nation's economy is tanking: poll

A majority of Japanese think the country’s economy is worsening due to slumping consumer spending and stagnant wage increases, according to results of a nationwide poll published Sunday by local newspapers. In the survey conducted Nov. 5 and 6, 58 percent said they think ...