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Japan may be in rather than longest growth phase since the war, key index suggests

The Cabinet Office’s coincident index of business conditions for January was down 2.7 points from the previous month at 97.9 against the 2015 base of 100. It was the index’s third consecutive decline, prompting the office to say that it was “signaling a possible turning point.” Prior to that, the office had said conditions were “weakening.”

Information on The Japan Times

Indexes of Business Conditions on the Cabinet Office website