GDP Risks Contraction in Jan.-March, Part 1

posted by Richard Katz on April 02, 2015

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro

Tags: TOE Richard Katz GDP Japan economy JCER

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So far, no economist is predicting contraction, but some are already revising downward their growth forecasts—in the case of Barclays, from a 3% annual rate to just 0.5%


Richard analyzes the reason behind Japan's GDP may contract in Jan-Marchbased on the February data.

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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