TOKYO, March 13 Japanese wholesale prices rose 1.0 percent in the year to February, Bank of Japan
data showed on Monday.
The rise in the corporate goods price index (CGPI), which measures the price companies charge each
other for their goods and services follows a 0.5 percent annual increase in January.
Overall final goods prices -- the prices of finished products charged to businesses -- fell 0.6 percent
from a year earlier.
Domestic final goods prices, which loosely track the consumer price index, rose 0.3 percent from a year
Details were as follows (preliminary, with percentage change;
previous figures may be revised):
FEB JAN DEC FEB INDEX
Year-on-year +1.0 +0.5 -1.2 97.9
Mth-on-mth +0.2 +0.6 +0.7
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