Japan Could be in Recession Next Quarter

December 20th, 2010
in News, Background, GDP

International Business Times:  Some economists see the chance that Japan will into recession in the first quarter of the next year.  Analysts are almost unanimous that Japan's gross domestic product (GDP) will fall in the current quarter.

Follow up:

"GDP will almost certainly fall in the current quarter but we are increasingly concerned that it may drop further in the first three months of 2011 as well, meaning that Japan will technically be in recession again,” Julian Jessop, an economist with Capital Economics, wrote in a note on Monday.  Read more.....

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