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Japan has slipped back into . Financial analysts are thinking about this will affect the global economy. Japan's economy shrank for the second quarter in a , meaning it is officially in recession. The slide in the last quarter took economists by . Figures showed that Japan's would grow by 2.1% in the last . Instead, gross domestic (GDP) fell by 1.6%. Many economists say the fall is because of April's increase in tax from five to eight per cent. Japanese consumers have to budget more and are not spending.

World leaders are worried the Japanese could be bad for the global economy. British David Cameron said the world was on the brink of a economic disaster. He said he saw "red lights" for the global economy because of "instability and ". Mr Cameron said the were "plain to see". He added: "The Eurozone is teetering on the brink of a third recession, with unemployment, falling growth and the real of falling prices." He added that emerging markets were slowing down and this was hurting .

 
 

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