Consumer prices in Tokyo in 2000 logged the largest decline on record, 1 percent on a preliminary basis, the central government said Tuesday.

The consumer price index for Tokyo’s 23 wards — an early indicator of price trends for the rest of the country — came to 100.7 against the base of 100 in 1995, the first time it has dropped two years in a row, the Management and Coordination Agency said.

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