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Japanese Tertiary Industry Index Remains Flat In February

Japan's tertiary industry activity index remained flat month-on-month in February, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Friday. Economists were forecasting a 0.7 percent rise for February.

Spending in scientific research, professional and technical services advanced 6.3 percent on a monthly basis in February and that in information and communications climbed 1.7 percent.

Meanwhile, the indicator fell 1.4 percent each in wholesale and retail trade and transport and postal activities.

by RTT Staff Writer

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