Japan Overall Inflation Climbs 3.8% On Year In November

Overall consumer prices in Japan were up 3.8 percent on year in November, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday.

That was in line with expectations and up from 3.7 percent in October.

On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, overall inflation rose 0.2 percent, slowing considerably from 0.6 percent in the previous month.

Core CPI, which excludes the volatile costs of food, accelerated 3.7 percent on year - also in line with forecasts and up from 3.6 percent in the previous month.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Economic News

What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.

Follow RTT