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Eurostat released that the unemployment rate of member countries in the European Union was 7.1% in June 2020, up from 6.6% in June 2019. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Euro area was 7.8% in June 2020, up from 7.5% in June 2019.
According to Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan, Japanese unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 2.9% in May 2020. The number of unemployed persons was 1.98 million, an increase of 330 thousand from the previous year.
According to the report released by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japanese retail sales fell by 12.3% in May 2020 compared with the same period last year. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail sales rose by 2.1% compared with April 2020.
According to Ministry of Finance of Japan, Japan's exports fell by 21.9% in April 2020 over a year earlier, imports decreased by 7.1%. Japan's merchandise trade deficit was 931.2 billion yen in April 2020.
 US Department of Commerce announced that real GDP increased by 0.3% year-on-year in Q1 2020. The economic performance was 5.0% lower compared to the preceding quarter, by the seasonally adjusted data.
 According to Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK retail sales decreased by 13.1% year-on-year in May 2020 and increased 12.0% from the previous month.
According to Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the consumer price index (CPI) for Japan in May 2020 was 101.8 up 0.1% compared with May 2019 and remained unchanged compared with April 2020.
According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, seasonally adjusted, Australia’s unemployment rate was 7.1% in May 2020. The number of unemployed persons increased by 85,700 to 927,600 in the same month.
According to the UK National Statistics Office, UK's CPI rose 0.5 year-on-year in May 2020, down from 0.8% in April 2020.
According to the Eurostat, Euro area annual inflation was 0.1% in May 2020, down from 0.3% in April 2020. EU annual inflation was 0.6% in May 2020, down from 0.7% in April 2020.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the consumer price index for Germany in May 2020 was up by 0.6% year-on-year. Compared to April 2020, the consumer price index fell by 0.1% in May 2020.
According to Eurostat, the euro area had a trade surplus of €2.9 bn in April 2020, compared with the trade surplus of €15.5 bn in April 2019. In April 2020, EU recorded a trade surplus of €0.2 bn, compared with trade surplus of €12.9 bn in April 2019.
 According to UK National Statistics Office, UK's trade deficit on goods and services was estimated at £4.3 billion in April 2020. Export values decreased by 19.3% and import values decreased by 26.2% compared with March 2020.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany's exports decreased by 31.1% in April 2020 year on year, while imports decreased by 21.6%. Upon calendar and seasonal adjustment, April’s exports fell by 24.0% month on month while imports fell by 16.5%. Trade surplus reached EUR 3.2 billion in April 2020.
According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, seasonally adjusted, Australia’s retail trade figures show that sales fell 17.7% in April 2020 compared to March 2020, following a rise of 8.5% in March 2020.
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