FILE PHOTO: A shopper looks at items at a supermarket in Tokyo February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

July 5, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese household spending rose 4.0% in May from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, compared with a median market forecast for a 1.6% gain.

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)

https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.2(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1’; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));

Source