Japan Finance Minister Aso: First-quarter GDP will no doubt undershoot fourth-quarter
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s economy will likely deteriorate this quarter compared with the previous three-month period, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday, stressing the need to swiftly carry out planned stimulus measures.
Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Aso said the government was not currently considering adopting any fresh stimulus.
(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)