Japan all industry activity rebounds in AprilStaff Writer | June 21, 2017
Japan's all industry activity rebounded in April from March, data published by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Wednesday.
Asia The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry:
The monthly rate also exceeded the expectations of 1.6%.
Construction activity surged 7.3% in contrast to March's 0.9% drop. Likewise, industrial output advanced 4% following a 1.9% decrease.
Tertiary industry activity grew 1.2% versus a 0.3% fall in March.
On a yearly basis, all industry activity growth accelerated to a 5-month high of 1.9% from 1% in March. ■