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Japan inflation stays at seven-year high in May
Tokyo, June 23, 2022 (AFP) - Japan's core consumer prices jumped 2.1 percent again in May, the second consecutive monthly jump of a level not seen in seven years, official data showed Friday.
The core consumer price index, which excludes fresh food, jumped 2.1 percent year-on-year in May, according to figures released by the internal affairs ministry.
The rise follows a 2.1 percent jump in April, the first time since March 2015 that the figur ...