Data showed gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annualized rate of 1.4 percent between July and September.
The solid quarterly result comes after more than four years of economic stimulus by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Mr. Abe’s economic policies have also been partly credited for the longest stretch of Japanese economic growth in 16 years.
Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Fellow
Edited by Jesus Chan
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