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Apr 18, 2018

IMF maintains Japan's 2018 growth estimate at 1.2%

The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that it expects the Japanese economy to grow 1.2 percent in 2018, maintaining the projection it made in January. In its latest World Economic Outlook report the IMF also kept intact its 2019 growth forecast for Japan, at 0.9 ...

Japan lowers assessment as January industrial output falls 6.6%

/ Feb 28, 2018

Japan lowers assessment as January industrial output falls 6.6%

The nation's industrial production in January fell by a bigger-than-expected 6.6 percent from the previous month on weakness among carmakers, prompting the government to lower its basic assessment for the first time in over two years, industry ministry data showed Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted index ...