Japan May core consumer prices up 0.1% on year

Economy

Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in May from a year earlier, government data showed Friday. Nationwide core consumer prices, excluding volatile fresh food items, advanced for the first time in 14 months, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The core consumer price index was down 0.1 percent in April.

Kyodo News

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