Japan is set to miss out on the global growth party this year

Japan's economy has been on a strong run, but some experts are warning it may get left behind by other countries this year.

Japan's economy has been on a strong run, but some experts are warning it may get left behind by other countries this year. The world's third largest economy expanded for the eighth quarter in a row at the end of last year, according to data published Wednesday. That marked its longest uninterrupted streak of growth since the booming days of the 1980s.