Japan’s consumer prices rose at the fastest pace in a decade in June as higher food and gasoline costs squeezed household budgets, slowing economic growth.
Core prices, which exclude fruit, fish and vegetables, climbed 1.9 percent from a year earlier after increasing 1.5 percent in May, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry said Friday.
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