Category: Japan

Japan Second-Quarter GDP Revision Sparks Recession Fears – CCN.com
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Japan Second-Quarter GDP Revision Sparks Recession Fears – CCN.com

Japan’s economy faces both external and internal risks as latest GDP numbers released. | Source: ShutterstockJapan’s economic expansion cooled more than initially forecast in the second quarter, revised data showed, complicating the government’s planned consumption tax hike later this year.Ironically, the long-delayed sales tax increase is expected to shrink Japan’s GDP output later this year,…

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W(hy)TF are Japan and South Korea in a trade war?
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W(hy)TF are Japan and South Korea in a trade war?

Another week, another trade war. And unlike most trade wars these days, this one didn’t originate from the confines of the Rose Garden with the Marine One whirlybird in the background. No, like any Ice Bucket Challenge-worthy meme, others are getting in on the trade war bandwagon and making it their own. Cue Japan and…

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