Real Wages in May Down 0.1%

posted by Richard Katz on June 30, 2015

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro

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One reason for the disappointing real wage numbers is that nominal base wages in May were only 0.3% higher than last year.


Real wages in May were down yet again, this time by a mere 0.1%. That is the same as in April.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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