The June preliminary figures of the corporate goods price index, which shows the prices of goods traded between companies, showed that crude oil prices and other factors rose against the backdrop of the resumption of economic activities overseas, and the same month last year was 4 It has exceeded the standard for months in a row.

Last month's June preliminary figures for the Bank of Japan's corporate goods index were 104.6, with an average of 100 in 2015, 5% higher than last year's same month.



This is the fourth consecutive month of increase, the highest level in 12 years and 9 months since September 2008.



The main reason for this is that the price of "petroleum and coal products" is rising due to the recovery of demand for crude oil due to the resumption of global economic activity and the high price of crude oil. is.



In addition, the price of "scraps" such as "steel" and aluminum is rising due to the expectation that the global economy will recover due to the progress of vaccination in major countries in Europe and the United States.



In addition, the price of "wood and wood products" is rising due to the increase in the number of housing starts in the United States.



The Bank of Japan says, "Energy prices are likely to continue to rise for a while against the backdrop of rising international demand, and we would like to keep an eye on the impact on companies."

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