Inflation increases in June
Inflation inched up to 3.3% in June from May’s 3.2%.
The trend pointed up slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 3.4% in June (May: 3.3%). Meanwhile, core inflation was stable, coming in at May’s 3.2% in June.
Finally, consumer prices increased 0.07% in June over the previous month, matching May’s reading. June’s result marked the weakest reading since February.
Japan Inflation Chart
Japan Inflation Data
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, aop)||1.0||0.5||0.0||-0.2||2.5|
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, eop)||0.3||0.8||-1.2||0.8||4.0|
|Inflation (Core, ann. var. %, eop)||0.8||0.8||-1.1||0.6||4.0|
|Inflation (Core, ann. var. %, aop)||0.9||0.6||-0.2||-0.2||2.3|
|Inflation (PPI, ann. var. %, aop)||2.6||0.2||-1.2||4.6||9.8|