Taiwan expected to surpass Japan GDP per capita in 2028

This article is more about Japan and less about Taiwan, but still interesting. Here is a quote: Taiwan has also made steady progress in digitalization under its digital minister Audrey Tang

South Korea, Taiwan expected to top Japan in GDP per capita in 2027, 2028 (kyodonews.net)

Not a bold prediction since the Japanese economy hasn’t grown for a generation.

People should stop jinxing this. It looks like it’s following that trajectory now because yen is very weak atm and it’s also a very volatile currency. If/when it bounces back Japan would be back up there again.

This is in inflation-adjusted terms, so I don’t think currency fluctuations matter.