We're in store for a recession.
This increase in unemployment is a consequence of the recession.
Trade is getting depressed.
Thousands of small businesses went under during the recession.
The economy is in a slight depression.
The unemployment rate went up to 5% because of the recession.
After a slow summer season, business began to pick up.
In spite of the depression, the prices of commodities are still high.
Even though we're supposedly in a recession, people are traveling abroad in record numbers this Golden Week holiday.