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According to Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the consumer price index (CPI) for Japan in June 2020 was 101.7 up 0.1% compared with June 2019 and rose 0.1% compared with May 2020.
According to the Eurostat, Euro area annual inflation was 0.3% in June 2020, up from 0.1% in May 2020. EU annual inflation was 0.8% in June 2020, up from 0.6% in May 2020.
According to Eurostat, the euro area had a trade surplus of €9.4 bn in May 2020, compared with the trade surplus of €20.7 bn in May 2019. In May 2020, EU recorded a trade surplus of €7.1 bn, compared with trade surplus of €18.6 bn in May 2019.
According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, seasonally adjusted, Australia’s unemployment rate was 7.4% in June 2020. The number of unemployed persons increased by 69,300 to 992,300 in the same month.
According to the UK National Statistics Office, UK's CPI rose 0.6 year-on-year in June 2020, up from 0.5% in May 2020.
 According to UK National Statistics Office, UK's trade deficit on goods and services was estimated at £2.0 billion in May 2020. Export values increased by 3.5% and import values decreased by 1.7% compared with April 2020.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the consumer price index for Germany in June 2020 was up by 0.9% year-on-year. Compared to May 2020, the consumer price index rose by 0.6% in June 2020.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany's exports decreased by 29.7% in May 2020 year on year, while imports decreased by 21.7%. Upon calendar and seasonal adjustment, May’s exports rose by 9.0% month on month while imports rose by 3.5%. Trade surplus reached EUR 7.6 billion in May 2020.
According to Eurostat, the volume of retail trade fell by 5.1% in the euro area and by 4.2% in the EU in May 2020, over a year earlier. Compared with April, the volume of retail trade increased by 17.8% in the euro area and by 16.4% in the EU in May 2020.
According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, seasonally adjusted, Australia’s retail trade figures show that sales rose 16.9% in May 2020 compared to April 2020, following a fall of 17.7% in April 2020.
 The US Department of Commerce announced that the US trade deficit in goods and services increased by 9.7% year-on-year to US$54.6 billion in April 2020. Exports of goods and services fell by 4.4% year-on-year to US$144.5 billion, while imports of goods and services fell by 0.9% to US$199.1 billion over a year earlier.
Eurostat released that the unemployment rate of member countries in the European Union was 6.7% in May 2020, unchanged from May 2019. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Euro area was 7.4% in May 2020, down from 7.6% in May 2019.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany's retail turnover increased by 3.8% year on year in real terms in May 2020. Compared to the previous month, May turnover rose by 13.9% adjusted for calendar and seasonal variations.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the unemployment rate of Germany was 3.9% in May 2020. The number of unemployed persons was 1.73 million in the same period.
According to The Office for National Statistics of UK, GDP fell by 1.7% year-one-year in Q1 2020. On a quarter by quarter basis, the GDP fell by 2.2% in Q1 2020.
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