FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 file photo, a visitor inspects Nissan cars at a gallery inside the global headquarters of Nissan Motor Co. in Yokohama, Japan. The International Mone

 

              FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 file photo, a visitor inspects Nissan cars at a gallery inside the global headquarters of Nissan Motor Co. in Yokohama, Japan. The International Mone
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 file photo, a visitor inspects Nissan cars at a gallery inside the global headquarters of Nissan Motor Co. in Yokohama, Japan. The International Monetary Fund says Japan’s economy is recovering from years of stagnation, but that far-reaching reforms and a “credible plan” are needed to reduce mounting debts and sustain growth in the long run. The IMF’s assessment, in a report issued Monday, Aug. 5 says the near-term outlook of the world’s third-largest economy “has improved considerably” thanks to monetary easing and increased government spending under the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)