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Japan : Tertiary Index  
Released On 10/12/2017 12:30:00 AM For Aug, 2017
PriorActual
Month over Month0.1 %-0.2 %
Year over Year1.0 %0.6 %
Definition
The Tertiary Index measures activity in the service sector and is a key indicator of domestic activity. The index incorporates data wholesale and retail trade, financial services, health care, real estate, leisure and utilities. The report excludes industrial manufacturing sectors that tend to be influenced by foreign demand.
 

Why Investors Care
The tertiary index measures output by the service sector. Because this report excludes manufacturing the index is considered a key measure of domestic activity. The index incorporates data from firms involved with wholesale and retail trade, financial services, health care, real estate, leisure and utilities. The report excludes industrial manufacturing sectors that tend to be influenced by foreign demand.

Frequency
Monthly

Source
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Availability
Data are available two months after the reference month. February data are available at the end of April.

Coverage
The second previous month

Revisions
Yes

 

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