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Japan household spending rises 9.5% year/year in September

Japan household spending rises 9.5% year/year in September
FILE PHOTO: Shoppers browse products at Japanese discount retailer Don Quijote Holdings' store in Tokyo, Japan, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon   -   Copyright  Kim Kyung Hoon(Reuters)
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese household spending rose 9.5% in September from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, compared with a median market forecast for a 7.8% increase.

To view the data on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications:

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/kakei/index.htm

(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

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