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     TOKYO (MNI) - Following are the median forecasts for Japan's preliminary
GDP for the October-December quarter provided by economists surveyed by MNI.
     Monday, February 17, 0850 JST (2350 GMT Sunday, February 16): The Cabinet
Office releases preliminary Q4 GDP. The median forecasts are q/q percentage
changes, except for the contributions of private inventories and net exports,
which are in percentage points.
Data  Median  Previous
----------------------
GDP q/q              -1.0   0.4
-------------------------------
GDP Annualized       -3.8   1.8
Consumption          -2.0   0.5
Capex                -1.7   1.8
Public Investment     1.0   0.9
Private Inventories   0.2  -0.2
Net Exports           0.3  -0.2
                               GDP
------------------------------------------------
                             % Q/Q  % Annualized
Median Forecast               -1.0          -3.8
High Forecast                 -0.8          -3.0
Low Forecast                  -1.9          -7.5
Previous                       0.4           1.8
Standard Deviation             0.4           1.4
No. of Responses                 8             8
Mitsubishi Research           -0.8          -3.0
Daiwa Institute of Research   -0.9          -3.5
SMBC Nikko                    -0.9          -3.7
Mitsubishi UFJ R&C            -0.9          -3.7
Sumitomo Mitsui DS AM         -1.0          -3.8
Japan Research                -1.0          -3.9
Dai-ichi Life Research        -1.1          -4.3
Mitsubishi Morgan Stanley     -1.9          -7.5
                             Consumption  Capex  Public Works
---------------------------------------------------------------
                                   % Q/Q  % Q/Q         % Q/Q
Median Forecast                     -2.0   -1.7           1.0
High Forecast                       -1.8   -1.0           3.2
Low Forecast                        -3.3   -3.0           0.0
Previous                             0.5    1.8           0.9
Standard Deviation                   0.5    0.7           1.0
No. of Responses                       8      8             8
Mitsubishi Research                 -1.9   -3.0           0.6
Daiwa Institute of Research         -1.9   -1.3           1.4
SMBC Nikko                          -1.9   -2.0           0.3
Mitsubishi UFJ R&C                  -2.2   -1.4           1.1
Sumitomo Mitsui DS AM               -1.8   -1.4           0.0
Japan Research                      -2.0   -1.0           1.4
Dai-ichi Life Research              -2.7   -2.0           0.9
Mitsubishi Morgan Stanley           -3.3   -2.6           3.2
                              Private Inventories            Net Export
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                             % Point Contribution  % Point Contribution
Median Forecast                               0.2                   0.3
High Forecast                                 0.4                   0.5
Low Forecast                                  0.0                   0.2
Previous                                     -0.2                  -0.2
Standard Deviation                            0.1                   0.1
No. of Responses                                8                     8
Mitsubishi Research                           0.4                   0.3
Daiwa Institute of Research                   0.1                   0.3
SMBC Nikko                                    0.0                   0.4
Mitsubishi UFJ R&C                            0.2                   0.3
Sumitomo Mitsui DS AM                         0.0                   0.2
Japan Research                                0.0                   0.3
Dai-ichi Life Research                        0.2                   0.5
Mitsubishi Morgan Stanley                     0.2                   0.2
--MNI Tokyo Bureau; tel: +81 90-2175-0040; email: hiroshi.inoue@marketnews.com
--MNI London Bureau; tel: +44 203-586-2225; email: les.commons@marketnews.com
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