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[–] Tsugumori 2 points 6 points (+8|-2) ago 

No. It isn't. Its GDP growth is horrible.

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[–] Tsugumori 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago  (edited ago)

Because they have inflation that's outpacing it? A population shrinking that quickly is a Bad Thing because it means you don't have enough young people to care for the old.

Edit: I should add that the national debt is outpacing the GDP and literally half of Japan's taxes are going to paying off the interest on said debt. Talk about unsustainable...