Japan September retail sales fall 1.9 percent year-on-year

October 30, 2016 7:59 PM EDT

A woman walks past a fashion boutique in a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo


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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales fell 1.9 percent in September from a year earlier, slightly more than a median market forecast for a 1.8 percent decline, government data showed on Monday.

To view full tables, go to the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry at: http://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/syoudou/index.html

(Reporting by Izumi Nakagawa; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)



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