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Japanese GDP in 4Q11 and 2011 Were Weaker than Assumed

February 12, 2012

Nominal GDP slumped 3.1% at a seasonally adjusted annualized pace (saar) between the third and fourth quarters, while real GDP fell 2.3% saar, a percentage point greater than predicted. However, third quarter real growth was revised upward to an advance of 7.0% saar from 5.6%.  The swing between the two quarters was mainly caused by […] More