Salting away $116,000 just isn't enough for rainy days

August 1998
Christian Science Monitor;8/17/98, Vol. 90 Issue 184, p7
Looks at consumer spending in Japan in 1998, in the midst of financial and economic crises that are gripping most of Asia. Percentage of the Japanese gross domestic product which comes from consumer spending; The responsiveness of Japanese consumers to efforts by the government to induce spending; The history of saving in Japan; How the interest in saving has increased among consumers in 1998.


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