TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy grew at an annual pace of 1.9% in October-December, according to revised data from the Cabinet Office that showed stronger investment than earlier reported.

The seasonally adjusted figure released Friday was an improvement over an earlier estimate for 1.4% growth in the final quarter of 2018.

It also showed a rebound from a 2.4% contraction in the previous quarter for the world’s third-largest economy as storms and earthquakes crimped travel and spending.

On a quarterly basis, Japan’s economy grew 0.5 percent in October-December.

Economists say slowing growth in China and weakening demand elsewhere are raising risks for a downturn in the coming months.

The latest data show lower government spending also is hurting growth.

But domestic demand was lifted by a 2.7% annual increase in corporate investments. Revised inventory data also raised growth, said Stefan Angrick of Oxford Economics.

Growth in incomes, a key factor behind consumer demand, remained flat.

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