Deflation remains a serious threat to Japan - IMF

In its annual Article 1V consultation with Japan, the IMF said the economy 'remains vulnerable to significant downside risks' and argued a 'more comprehensive and integrated policy approach is needed to tackle deflation and to address fiscal imbalances'.

Source: Reuters

Despite recent signs of recovery in Japan's economy, deflation remains a serious threat and significant weaknesses that still exist in the financial and corporate sectors will continue to restrain growth, the IMF has warned in a

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