IMF cuts Japan's GDP forecast for third time this year

Business / Economy Nov 25, 2019

IMF cuts Japan's GDP forecast for third time this year

The International Monetary Fund has cut its 2019 economic growth forecast for Japan for the third time this year amid heightened risks from the global slowdown and is calling on the government not to tighten its spending stance for now. The IMF reduced its growth ...

Business Apr 10, 2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook to lowest since financial crisis

The International Monetary Fund cut its outlook for global growth to the lowest since the financial crisis amid a bleaker outlook in most major advanced economies and signs that higher tariffs are weighing on trade. The world economy will grow 3.3 percent this year, down ...

Japan aims to launch self-driving vehicle services by 2020

Business / Tech Jun 4, 2018

Japan aims to launch self-driving vehicle services by 2020

Japan is aiming to launch self-driving vehicle services on public roads by 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympics, according to a draft growth strategy presented Monday. The government set a goal of increasing the number of locations where such services are available to ...