Abenomics works as Japan’s GDP grows at 3.5% in Q1

Abenomics works as Japan’s GDP grows at 3.5% in Q1

By Anna Domanska - May 16, 2013

It seems that the Japan’s economy is slowly standing on its feet as official data showed that the country’s GDP for the first quarter substantially topped analysts’ estimates

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Japan witnesses contraction in factory output in February

Japan witnesses contraction in factory output in February

By Anna Domanska - Mar 29, 2013

Official data showed that Japan witnessed a surprising contraction in factory output in February. The released figures highlighted a huge task ahead of the new government of the wo

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End of recession for Japan?

End of recession for Japan?

By Jay Raol - Mar 08, 2013

Is this the end of recession? At least, latest data indicated that. According to the revised survey, Japan saw its economy expand in the final quarter of 2012. Certainly, the news

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BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged in anticipation of new leadership

BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged in anticipation of new leadership

By Anna Domanska - Mar 07, 2013

On the 7th of March, the Bank of Japan informed that it decided to keep monetary policy intact, yet the central bank upgraded assessments of the country’s economy. Keeping mo

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Kuroda to run BOJ as Abe gets rid of Shirakawa

Kuroda to run BOJ as Abe gets rid of Shirakawa

By Jay Raol - Feb 28, 2013

After all, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has got it made: he is to get rid of current BOJ Governor Shirakawa. The nomination of Haruhiko Kuroda as the next governor of the Ba

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Japan 2012 trade deficit increases to $78bn

Japan 2012 trade deficit increases to $78bn

By Anna Domanska - Jan 24, 2013

The Japan’s Ministry of Finance informed that the annual trade deficit in 2012 increased to record $78 billion as the country saw its exports continue to decline due to a territo

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Abe unveils $116bn stimulus aimed at reviving Japan’s economy

Abe unveils $116bn stimulus aimed at reviving Japan’s economy

By Anna Domanska - Jan 11, 2013

A $116 billion stimulus package has been approved as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to get the Japan’s economy back on track after the dark times. The steps introduced by th

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Industrial output shows Japan’s weakness

Industrial output shows Japan’s weakness

By Richard Meryn - Dec 28, 2012

On the 28th of December, government data showed that Japan’s industrial output decreased as much as 1.7 percent in November, indicating the weakness of the world’s third econom

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