Nominal GDP for Japan was ¥542.1tn in 2021, down from ¥538.3tn in 2020. The Japanese population was estimated at 126.5m in 2021 according to the IMF, while China is Japan’s biggest trading partner.
Variables Surveyed for Japan
Variables covered in our monthly analysis of Japan include:
Consensus Forecasts for Japan
Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters” including the IMF and OECD. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.
Source: Asia Pacific Conensus Forecasts, September 2022