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Japan May industrial output rises +2.3% month/month

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output rose 2.3% in May from the previous month, government data showed on Friday.

That compared with a 0.7% increase seen in a Reuters poll of economists, and followed a 0.6% rise in the previous month.

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to fall 1.2% in June but climb 0.3% in July, the data showed.

For the poll story For the full tables on METI's website: http://www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics/tyo/iip/index.html

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)