The Bank of Japan on Monday downgraded its assessment of Japan’s economic performance and noted that the recovery is slowing down.

“Japan’s economy continues to recover gradually, albeit at a somewhat slower pace due to decelerating export growth,” the central bank said in a monthly report on recent economic and financial developments.

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