Japan third-quarter GDP revised up to 2.5 percent annualized growth

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy expanded at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in the July-September quarter, revised up from a preliminary estimate of 1.4 percent growth, Cabinet Office data showed on Friday.

The revised gross domestic product figure compared with the median forecast for 1.5 percent growth in a Reuters poll of economists.

On a quarter-on-quarter basis, gross domestic product rose 0.6 percent in price-adjusted terms, against a preliminary reading of a 0.3 percent increase and the median estimate of a 0.4 percent expansion.

To view the full tables, go to the Cabinet Office's website:

http://www.esri.cao.go.jp/en/sna/sokuhou/sokuhou_top.html

(Reporting by Stanley White; Editing by Minami Funakoshi)

12/07/2017 19:09

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