Japan CPI data for August, headline inflation 0.2% y/y as expected


Japan inflation target is 2% y/y. Not even close (this has been the case for many years)

National CPI 0.2% y/y

  • expected 0.2%, prior was 0.3%

National CPI -0.4% y/y excluding Fresh Food

  • expected -0.4%, prior was 0.0%

National CPI excluding Food, Energy -0.1% y/y

  • expected -0.1%, prior was 0.4% 

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