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Japan GDP shrinks 0.4% in December: JCER

COVID weighs on services, dragging economy down for first time in 7 months

Japan is still on its feet but the service sector is down, as the coronavirus continues to plague the economy.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's real gross domestic product contracted 0.4% in December from the previous month for its first drop in seven months, the Japan Center for Economic Research said.

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