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Japan January factory output falls 1.3% month/month

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s factory output fell 1.3% in January, government data showed on Monday, coming in slightly below a median market forecast for a 0.7% decline.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to increase 5.7% in February and 0.1% in March, the data showed.

Source : Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man works at a factory at the Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, Japan February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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