HomeBusinessJapan Stuck in Inflation Doldrums With Core CPI at 0.5%

Japan Stuck in Inflation Doldrums With Core CPI at 0.5%

Japan’s key measure of price changes rose ever so slightly in July, lagging well behind gains in economic growth as the central bank struggles to spur significant improvement in inflation.

Highlights

  • Core consumer prices, which exclude fresh food, increased 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier (forecast +0.5%).
  • Excluding fresh food and energy, prices climbed 0.1 percent (forecast +0.1%).
  • Overall, nationwide prices rose 0.4 percent (forecast +0.4%).

Key Takeaways




More Related Articles

Sign up to receive awesome contents in your inbox, everyday in the morning.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.