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Japan All Industry Activity Falls As Expected In June

Japan's all industry activity decreased in June, in line with expectations, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Wednesday.

The all industry activity index dropped 0.8 percent month-over-month in June, reversing a 0.1 percent increase in May.

Industrial production contracted 1.8 percent over the month and construction activity index slid by 2.5 percent. The tertiary activity registered a fall of 0.5 percent.

On a yearly basis, all industry activity growth slowed notably to 0.2 percent in June from 1.6 percent in the prior month.

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