Japan’s economy returned to growth in Q4, avoiding a technical recession after the contraction in Q3. With business investment slowing even quicker than we anticipated and a lower savings rate leaving less room for households to absorb rising prices, the coming exports slowdown due to likely recessions in other advanced economies should tip Japan into recession in the first half as well.
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