• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japan’s industrial production rose 3.8% in October from the previous month, gaining for the fifth straight month, supported by a recovery in demand for machinery and autos from a pandemic-induced slump, government data showed Monday.

The readings in the reported month showed that output in some sectors has returned to levels before the spread of the novel coronavirus but the industry ministry warned of downside risks going forward due to the recent resurgence of infections globally.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)