Japan Exports Show "Green Shoots"

posted by Richard Katz on April 24, 2015

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Overall real (price-adjusted) imports are basically no higher than they were back in October 2012 before the yen started weakening, and when many of the nuclear plants will still in operation.


Export rebound in March in Japan makes economists more optimistic about both medium-term real exports and Jan-March GDP.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics In International Affairs, the New York correspondent for Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business magazine, and formerly the editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan.

Mr. Katz has taught about Japan’s economy as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, and as a Visiting Lecturer in Economics at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.

Mr. Katz is the author of two books on Japan's economic travails and has just finished a third book on reviving entrepreeurship in Japan.

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