Japan all industry activity growth accelerates in AprilStaff writer ▼ | June 23, 2016
Japan's all industry activity expanded at a faster pace in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed.
Asian economy The increase in industrial output eased in Japan
Construction activity rebounded in April, up 2.4 percent after falling 1.6 percent in March. Tertiary industry activity climbed 1.4 percent reversing a 0.5 percent drop seen a month ago.
Meanwhile, the increase in industrial output eased to 0.5 percent from 3.8 percent.
On a yearly basis, all industry activity edged up 0.1 percent in April as seen in March. ■