Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in Q2 despite virus surge
Posted at Aug 16 2021 08:47 AM
TOKYO - Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the three months to June, slightly more than expected despite a surge in virus cases and new restrictions, data showed Monday.
The growth came after a contraction in the world's third-largest economy in the previous quarter, driven by a slowdown in consumption after the government introduced stay-at-home requests as infections surged.
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