Japan gov't maintains economic view in Sept., recovery seen intact

The Japanese government kept its economic assessment unchanged in September for the third straight month on Thursday, saying activity is continuing to show signs of “picking up” from the coronavirus-triggered slump.Upticks in exports and production are making up for a slowing recovery in consumption, the Cabinet Office said in its monthly report for September.”The Japanese economy is still in a severe situation due to the novel coronavirus,” but has been “showing movements of picking up recently,” it said, repeating the wording used in the July and August assessments.By component, the governme…

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