World Economy

Japan Factory Output Up

Japan Factory Output UpJapan Factory Output Up

Industrial output in Japan rose 2.7% in September after a drop of 1.9% the previous month. The rise exceeded forecasts of a 2.2% rise, Italy’s agi news agency reported. Industrial production is predicted to fall 0.1% in October and rise 1% in November. The government is still to decide whether to go ahead with a planned VAT increase next year.