Vendors sell discounted seafood in Tokyo. Photo: REUTERS file

Japan's consumer price decline slows

By Leika Kihara

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© Thomson Reuters 2021.

©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.

Login to comment

Japan's core consumer prices marked the sixth straight month of annual declines in January but the pace of falls slowed, offering some relief for policymakers worried about deflationary pressures the economy face from the coronavirus pandemic.

The relief for policymakers and industry always seems to be the obverse of that for the laboring public.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

I like deflation. I like strong yen.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Japan is doing so well that I am opting out of the country for some time to liquidate and reinvest my assets in the UK which will soon be experiencing a boom in 2021.

Japan’s continuing languid economy has just made me been a massive disappointment...

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites