Economy

Data

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Latest data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the standard measure of the value of final goods and services produced by a country during a period minus the value of imports.

Books

Economic Survey of Japan 2015

Gross government debt has risen to 226% of GDP. Rapid population ageing is putting continued pressure on public spending, while pushing down Japan’s potential growth rate to around ¾ per cent. Bold reforms are needed to revitalise the economy.