Japan's GDP Performed Better Than Forecast in 2020 Despite Shrinking 1st Time Since 2009

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan's economy saw a decline last year over the coronvairus pandemic for the first time since 2009 at the height of the global financial crisis, however contrary to forecasts the country's GDP showed growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2020, the statistical data published by the government on Monday showed.

Japan's GDP Performed Better Than Forecast in 2020 Despite Shrinking 1st Time Since 2009
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan's economy saw a decline last year over the coronvairus pandemic for the first time since 2009 at the height of the global financial crisis, however contrary to forecasts the country's GDP showed growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2020, the statistical data published by the government on Monday showed.