Producer prices in Japan were up 0.5 percent on year in September, the Bank of Japan said on Monday – in line with expectations and unchanged from the August reading following a downward revision from 0.6 percent.
On a monthly basis, producer prices were flat following the 0.1 percent decline in the previous month.
Excluding international transportation, producer prices were up an annual 0.6 percent after gaining 0.5 percent a month earlier.
Among the individual components, prices were up for transportation, communications and leasing and rental. Prices were down for advertising and architectural services.
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