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Japan's nationwide consumer price index rises 0.1 percent in December

Japan's nationwide consumer price index rises 0.1 percent in December

Japan's core consumer price index rose 0.1 percent on year in December, Japanese government data showed Friday.
The reading was below an average forecast for 0.2 percent growth by economists polled by Dow Jones Newswires and Nikkei News.
The core CPI for the Tokyo metropolitan area for January, considered a leading indicator for nationwide consumer prices, rose 0.2 percent from a year earlier, according to the data released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.


Updated : 2021-04-19 03:01 GMT+08:00