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Japan agrees on timetable to overhaul macroeconomic data

Statistical calculations of household spending and capital expenditure used in GDP will be improved
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 05:50


JAPAN'S government has taken a large step towards an overhaul of its most important macroeconomic data to address long-standing concerns about volatility, collection methods, sample quality and accuracy.

A timetable agreed by a government panel of private-sector economists on

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