TOKYO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Japanese wholesale prices fell 0.6 percent in the year to July, Bank of Japan data showed on Tuesday.[JPCGPY=ECI]
The fall in the corporate goods price index (CGPI), which measures the price companies charge each other for their goods and services, compares with the median market forecast for a 0.5 percent annual decrease and follows a 0.1 percent annual decrease in June.
Overall final goods prices -- the prices of finished products charged to businesses -- fell 1.3 percent from a year earlier.
Domestic final goods prices, which loosely track the consumer price index, fell 0.5 percent from a year earlier.
Details were as follows (preliminary, with percentage change; economists' median forecast in parentheses; previous figures may be revised):
MAY JULY INDEX Year-on-year -0.6 (-0.5)
+0.6 +101.2 Mth-on-mth
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