Japan Annual Inflation Rate Up 0.1% in January

The consumer price index for Japan in January 2012 was 99.6(2010=100), up 0.2% from the previous month, and up 0.1% over the year.

The consumer price index for Ku-area of Tokyo in February 2012(preliminary) was 99.1(2010=100), the same level as the previous month, and down 0.2% over the year.

Core consumer prices (All items, less food (less alcoholic beverages) and energy) declined by 0.9 percent over one year earlier.

TradingEconomics.com, Statistics Japan
3/2/2012 12:14:45 PM