Japan Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) y/y

Country:
Japan
JPY, Japanese yen
Sector:
Prices
Medium -0.2% 0.2%
0.4%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
-0.4%
-0.2%
Next release Actual Forecast
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Core CPI y/y reflects changes in prices of goods and services purchased by households in Japan. The index estimates price changes from the perspective of the consumer, in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. The calculation includes goods and services characterizing household spending, it does not include taxes and social payments. Food prices are excluded from the index due to their high volatility.

This index is used to measure inflation and economic development in the country. The National Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an indicator that measures price fluctuations in goods and services, excluding food and energy.

CPI measures price fluctuations from the perspective of the consumer. Growth exceeding expectations is seen as a plus for Japanese Yen.

The BoJ usually pays more attention to core inflation data. The index is an important way to measure changes in purchasing trends and inflation in Japan. In recent years, consumption has been sluggish in Japan, and the consumption tax hike is expected to further reduce consumption in the future.

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The chart of the entire available history of the "Japan Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Apr 2020
-0.2%
0.2%
0.4%
Mar 2020
0.4%
0.6%
0.6%
Feb 2020
0.6%
1.0%
0.8%
Jan 2020
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
Dec 2019
0.7%
0.4%
0.5%
Nov 2019
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
Oct 2019
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
Sep 2019
0.3%
0.4%
0.5%
Aug 2019
0.5%
0.4%
0.6%
Jul 2019
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
Jun 2019
0.6%
0.8%
0.8%
May 2019
0.8%
0.8%
0.9%
Apr 2019
0.9%
0.7%
0.8%
Mar 2019
0.8%
0.6%
0.7%
Feb 2019
0.7%
0.6%
0.8%
Jan 2019
0.8%
0.5%
0.7%
Dec 2018
0.7%
0.8%
0.9%
Nov 2018
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
Oct 2018
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
Sep 2018
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
Aug 2018
0.9%
0.7%
0.8%
Jul 2018
0.8%
0.6%
0.8%
Jun 2018
0.8%
0.6%
0.7%
May 2018
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
Apr 2018
0.7%
0.9%
0.9%
Mar 2018
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
Feb 2018
1.0%
0.8%
0.9%
Jan 2018
0.9%
0.8%
0.9%
Dec 2017
0.9%
0.8%
0.9%
Nov 2017
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
Oct 2017
0.8%
0.6%
0.7%
Sep 2017
0.7%
0.6%
0.7%
Aug 2017
0.7%
0.4%
0.5%
Jul 2017
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
Jun 2017
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
May 2017
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
Apr 2017
0.3%
0.4%
0.2%
Mar 2017
0.2%
0.2%
Feb 2017
0.2%
0.1%
Jan 2017
0.1%
-0.2%
Dec 2016
-0.2%
-0.4%
Nov 2016
-0.4%
-0.4%
Oct 2016
-0.4%
-0.5%
Sep 2016
-0.5%
-0.5%
Aug 2016
-0.5%
-0.5%
Jul 2016
-0.5%
-0.5%
Jun 2016
-0.5%
-0.4%
May 2016
-0.4%
-0.3%
Apr 2016
-0.3%
-0.3%
Mar 2016
-0.3%
0.0%

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