TABLE-Japan revised July industrial output down 0.2 pct m/m

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TOKYO, Sept 14 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s industrial output fell 0.2
percent in July, revised data showed on Tuesday, indicating
production may be slowing down as Japan’s export growth
moderates.

The figure compared with an initial reading of a 0.3 percent
rise and a 1.1 percent fall in June.

The capacity utilisation index fell 0.3 percent in July from
a month earlier to 89.1.

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industrial output data. Details were as follows:

JULY JULY JUNE JULY INDEX

(revised) (prelim)
(adjusted month/month):
Output -0.2 +0.3 -1.1 94.8
Shipments -0.1 -0.1 +0.2 96.5
Inventories -0.5 -0.5 +0.7 96.7
Inventories/shipments ratio +1.4 +1.5 -1.7 108.2
Capacity utilisation index -0.3 n/a -2.1 89.1
(unadjusted year-on-year):
Output +14.2 +14.8 +17.3 98.1

To view the full tables, go to the trade ministry’s website:
http://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/iip/h2a2070e.html
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

TABLE-Japan revised July industrial output down 0.2 pct m/m