According to the latest Reuters poll of 17 economists, the Japanese economy is seen expanding at a faster pace than previously estimated, in the wake of stronger business investment.
The Japanese Cabinet Office will release the Q4 GDP data on March 7th at 2350 GMT.
“Gross domestic product (GDP) is forecast to have grown an annualized 1.8 percent in the October-December quarter, the poll of 17 economists showed, up from the preliminary reading of 1.4 percent.
That would translate into a 0.4 percent quarter-on-quarter expansion after the initial estimate of 0.3 percent.
Capital spending was expected to have risen 2.8 percent for the quarter, upgraded from the initial reading of 2.4 percent.”