Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry released its final industrial production data on Thursday. Final industrial production in Japan declined 1.2% in August, down from the preliminary estimate of a 0.5% decrease, after a 0.8% drop in July.
On a yearly basis, Japan's industrial production was down 0.4% in August, down from the preliminary estimate of a 0.2% increase, after a flat reading in July.
The output at factories and mines was revised down to 96.3 from the preliminary reading of 97.0.
Industrial shipments were downgraded to a 0.7% fall from the preliminary 0.5% decline, while inventories were revised down to a 0.3% rise from the preliminary 0.4% increase.