Tokyo, Nov. 15 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s industrial production fell 5.4 pct in September from the previous month, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Monday.
The reading was unchanged from a preliminary report released last month.
The seasonally adjusted production index for the manufacturing and mining sectors stood at 89.5 against 100 for the base year of 2015, the ministry said.
The shipment index fell 6.1 pct to 86.6, compared with a preliminary reading of a 6.2 pct decline. The inventory index was up 3.4 pct at 98.1, compared with a 3.7 pct rise.