Japan’s all industry activity decreased in June, in line with expectations, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Wednesday.
The all industry activity index dropped 0.8 percent month-over-month in June, reversing a 0.1 percent increase in May.
Industrial production contracted 1.8 percent over the month and construction activity index slid by 2.5 percent. The tertiary activity registered a fall of 0.5 percent.
On a yearly basis, all industry activity growth slowed notably to 0.2 percent in June from 1.6 percent in the prior month.