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Terms of trade shocks will hold back recovery

Japan is facing its largest terms of trade shock since the second oil crisis in the early-1980s. While we don’t expect Japan to follow other advanced economies into recession, we’re slashing our 2023 GDP growth forecast from 2.6% to a below-consensus 1.3%.

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