February 28, 2020 / 12:03 AM / a month ago

Japan January factory output rises 0.8% month on month

FILE PHOTO: A worker cycles near a factory at the Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, Japan February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s factory output rose 0.8% in January, government data showed on Friday, compared with the median market forecast for a 0.2% gain.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to grow 5.3% in February and drop 6.9% in March, the data showed.

Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below