Japan govt intends to raise FY22 real GDP growth forecast to +3.2% -Jiji

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TOKYO – Japan intends to raise its forecast for fiscal 2022 real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 3.2%, the Jiji news agency reported.

The projection would be an upgrade from a forecast for 2.2% real GDP growth for the fiscal year starting in April 2022 released at a mid-year review in July.

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)


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