Japan : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

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Release Date: © August, 2004
ISBN : 978-1-45197-780-6
Stock #: 1JPNEA0032004
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This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Japan’s economic recovery continued in 2003 and into the first part of 2004. For 2003, GDP growth reached 2½ percent, double the mid-year consensus forecast, and continued at about 6 percent on an annualized basis in the first quarter of 2004. As the economic recovery broadens further, real GDP is projected to expand by 4½ percent in 2004 and 2½ percent in 2005, with CPI deflation ebbing to zero by the end of this period.




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