Japan GDP Growth Flat in the Fourth Quarter of 2012

According to a release from the Japanese Cabinet Office, gross domestic product stagnated in the fourth quarter of 2012 from a quarter earlier and expanded 0.5 percent compared with the same quarter of 2011.
Cabinet Office | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com 3/8/2013 9:26:11 AM

Japanese gross domestic product was flat in the fourth quarter from the previous quarter, revised up slightly from a preliminary estimate, suggesting that the economy is slowly crawling out of a mild recession.

That translated into annualised growth of 0.2 percent in price-adjusted real terms. 

Japan GDP Growth Flat in the Fourth Quarter of 2012