Japan wholesale prices up 2.3% in 2023, 1st slowdown in 3 years: BoJ

Wholesale inflation slowed for the first time in three years in fiscal 2023 through March, due largely to government efforts to cut energy costs, with prices of goods traded between companies rising 2.3 percent from a year ago, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said Wednesday.According to Kyodo News, the slo