MADRID, 22 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The reference inflation rate in Japan, which excludes the impact of the price of fresh food, stood at 3.1% year-on-year, the same rate as in July, according to data published this Friday by the Ministry of the Interior and Communications from the Japanese country.
In the case of the general inflation rate, the CPI moderated by one tenth in the eighth month of the year, from 3.3% in July to 3.2% in August.
For its part, the core inflation rate, which in addition to fresh food also excludes energy, remained at 4.3% in August, the same value as last May, when it reached its highest levels since 1981.
In the month of August, the price of food in Japan experienced a year-on-year increase of 8.6%, two tenths less than in July, while fresh food became more expensive by 5.3%, moderating by 1.2 points. the year-on-year rebound that they had registered in July.