TABLE-Japan revised March industrial output +1.2 pct m/m

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TOKYO, May 19 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s industrial output rose 1.2
percent in March, revised data showed on Wednesday, confirming
output remains on an uptrend on the back of solid exports to
Asia.

The figure was up sharply from an initial reading of a 0.3
percent rise and a 0.6 percent fall in February.

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industrial output data. Details were as follows:

MARCH MARCH FEB MARCH INDEX

(revised) (prelim)
(Adjusted month-on-month):
Output +1.2 +0.3 -0.6 94.8
Shipments +2.0 +1.6 -0.2 96.7
Inventories -1.6 -1.6 +1.6 94.0
Inventories/shipments ratio -5.5 -5.2 +0.3 102.3
Capacity utilisation index +0.6 n/a 0.0 90.6
(Unadjusted year-on-year):
Output +31.8 +30.7 +31.3 101.6

To view the full tables, go to the trade ministry’s website –
http://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/iip/h2a2203e.html

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TABLE-Japan revised March industrial output +1.2 pct m/m