Japan GDP Revisions Called "Horrendous"

posted by Richard Katz on September 11, 2014

Found in Japan, categorized in Fiscal Policy

Tags: Japan GDP BOJ

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So far, we’ve seen FY14 forecasts ranging from negative 0.1% (the same as in fiscal 1997) to 0.7%. This compares to the government’s official forecast of 1.2% growth and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) forecast of 1%.


Consensus forecasts for Japan GDP for FY2014 downgraded to 0.4% from 1%.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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