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April 2008
OECD Economic Surveys: Japan;Apr2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 4, p13
Country Report
Book Chapter
A chapter of the book "OECD Economic Surveys: Japan" is presented. It focuses on the economic condition of Japan. It notes that the country continues to expand with business investments and exports as the main drivers. It adds that the uncertainty about the world economy due to increased turbulence in international financial markets since mid-2007 as well as the uneven pattern of growth will likely hinder the growth of the country.


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