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Japan Sept industrial output rises 4.0% month/month - govt

TOKYO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Japan’s industrial output rose 4.0% in September from the previous month, government data showed on Friday, as factory activity extended its rebound after being hit by the COVID-19 crisis earlier this year.

Output rose for the fourth straight month and compared with a median forecast for a 3.2% increase in a Reuters poll, the data showed.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to increase 4.5% in October and advance 1.2% in November, the data showed.

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here (Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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