Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Monday said the activity index in Japan remained flat in January after tumbling 0.3 percent in the last month.
That compared to the 0.1 percent increase expected by economists.
Activity also declined for wholesale trade, finance and insurance, transport and postal activities.
The index jumped 0.7 percent on year in January.
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