TOKYO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Japan's industrial output in June declined a seasonally adjusted 3.1 percent compared with May, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Monday, revising the data from the initial reported 3.3 percent decline.
It is the first drop in five months. The factories and mines output came to 94.7 against the base of 100 for 2010, local media reported.
According to a ministry official, data on medicine and components for aircraft contributed to the upward revision, which were not available when the preliminary report was released July 30.
The index of industrial shipments was revised by 0.2 percent upward, while the industrial inventories index was unchanged from the previous month.