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Economy sees Japan's third-longest postwar expansion

/ Jun 16, 2017

Economy sees Japan's third-longest postwar expansion

A Cabinet Office panel of experts on Thursday effectively confirmed that Japan's current economic expansion continued for a 53rd consecutive month in April, making it the third-longest in the postwar period. The panel, headed by Rissho University Professor Hiroshi Yoshikawa, judged that the economy did ...

Japan's first quarter GDP downgraded to annualized 1.0% rise

/ Jun 8, 2017

Japan's first quarter GDP downgraded to annualized 1.0% rise

The government on Thursday significantly downgraded economic growth in the January-March quarter from preliminary data, due largely to a fall in crude oil inventories. The expansion in real gross domestic product, the total value of goods and services produced in the country adjusted for inflation, ...