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Japan's industrial production down in April YoY

Industrial production in Japan decreased in April, according to the revised report by the country's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. The seasonally adjusted industrial production index was at 102.8, 0.6% higher than in March. However, the original index in April was reported at 100.6, or 1.1% less than in the same month last year.

The index of shipments was at 102.6, a 1.7% higher compared to March; on a yearly basis, it reached 98.7, 1.5% less than in April 2018. The seasonally adjusted inventories index stood at 103.8, unchanged month-on-month, while the original index was at 101.2, rising 1.2% year-on-year. The inventory ratio was reported at 104.5, decreasing by 2.5% since March, and gaining 1.9% on a yearly basis for an index of 105.2.

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