Japan Anual Inflation Rate Down to -0.20 Percent in November


The consumer price index for Japan in November 2012 was 99.2(2010=100), down 0.4 percent from the previous month, and down 0.2 percent over the year.

Fuel, up 3.1 percent year over year; Education, up 0.4; and Transportation and communication, up 0.8 percent year over year, contributed the most to the increase in inflation.

Furniture and household utensils, down 2.0 percent; Culture and recreation, down 0.8 percent year over year, and Medical care, down 0.7 percent year over year, were responsible for the largest downward pressure on inflation.
 
The consumer price index for Ku-area of Tokyo in December 2012(preliminary) was 98.7(2010=100), the same level as the previous month, and down 0.6 percent over the year.


the Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications | Andre Crujo | andre@tradingeconomics.com
12/28/2012 7:26:37 AM