• Kyodo News


Industrial production in November rose a seasonally adjusted 2.2 percent from the previous month, revised from an earlier reported 2.6 percent increase on weakness in the chemical and other industries, according to government data released Monday.

The index of output at factories and mines stood at 88.0 against the base of 100 for 2005, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said. The figure compares with 88.3 in a preliminary report released Dec. 28.

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