According to BBC News, “Japan has come out of recession after its economy grew by 0.9 percent in the April-to-June quarter.”
While the rise is probably due to a large government stimulus package the country just received (which included money to buy energy efficient cars and home appliances), we can still give props to Japan for beating America to the punch and maintaining that they are indeed the coolest country.
“Recent figures have shown other nations coming out of recession, including Germany, France and Hong Kong, a sign the global slowdown is easing.” (BBC News)
You Americans might be wondering, “how does this affect me?” Well, it doesn’t, but doesn’t it feel good to be informed?
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