Aug. tertiary industry activity up 1.1% on month.TOKYO, Oct. 20 Kyodo
Economic activity in Japan's tertiary tertiary (tûr`shēârē), in the Roman Catholic Church, member of a third order. The third orders are chiefly supplements of the friars—Franciscans (the most numerous), Dominicans, and Carmelites. industries rose 1.1% in August from the previous month, following a 1.3% drop in July, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (通商産業省 Tsūsho-sangyō-shō or MITI) was one of the most powerful agencies in the Japanese government. said Friday.
The index, which is considered a close proxy for gross domestic product, was 107.2 against the base of 100 for 1995, the ministry said in a preliminary report.
By industry, activity in the transportation and telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. sector strengthened 2.4%, primarily due to brisk Brisk as a proper name may refer to:
Activity in the wholesale, retail and dining sector increased 1.9%, while activity in the financial and insurance sector moved up 0.7%.
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1. To engage in a spoken exchange of thoughts, ideas, or feelings; talk. See Synonyms at speak.
2. , the utilities index dipped 0.1% as gas demand slumped 2.5% due to unusually hot summer weather and electricity demand declined 1.0%.
The ministry also unveiled data showing that the August index of overall industrial activity, which includes industrial output, gained 1.3% from July to 105.2, following a 1.0% decrease in the previous month.