Japan Core Inflation Rate

Core inflation rate in Japan rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in May of 2016, slowing from a 0.9 percent rise in April, a new prices indicator from the Bank of Japan showed. Earlier, according to the government’s data, core inflation rate in April dropped 0.4 percent from a year earlier, following a 0.3 percent fall in the preceding month. Core Inflation Rate in Japan averaged 2.65 percent from 1971 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 24.40 percent in October of 1974 and a record low of -2.40 percent in August of 2009. Core Inflation Rate in Japan is reported by the Statistics Bureau of Japan. In Japan, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes prices of fresh food. This page provides – Japan Core Inflation Rate – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.