Japan Dec factory output falls 0.1% month/month

BY Reuters | ECONOMIC | 01/30/23 06:53 PM EST

TOKYO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Japan's factory output fell 0.1% in December from the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday, versus the median market forecast for a 1.2% drop.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) expect output to be flat in January and rise 4.1% in February, the data also showed.

For the full tables, visit METI's website: https://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/iip/index.html (Reporting by Kantaro Komiya Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

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