Japan's quarterly economic growth was revised higher to 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2019 from a preliminary estimate of 0.1 percent and above market expectations of 0.2 percent. Private consumption and capital expenditure increased faster than initially thought while net external demand contributed negatively to the expansion. GDP Growth Rate in Japan averaged 0.49 percent from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.20 percent in the second quarter of 1990 and a record low of -4.80 percent in the first quarter of 2009. source: Cabinet Office, Japan
GDP Growth Rate in Japan is expected to be -0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Growth Rate in Japan to stand at 0.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.