Bank of Japan Monthly Report, November 2004

The Bank of Japan released the English version of its November 2004 monthly report on 22 November. In the report the BOJ downgraded its assessment of exports and production in its report but maintained its overall view that the country's economy was on an upturn.

"Japan's economy continues to recover as a whole, although the increases in exports and production seem to be coming to a pause," the bank said in its latest report, while sticking to its view that "Japan's economy is expected to cont