Industrial production in Japan dropped by 5.4 percent month-over-month in September 2021, unrevised from the flash reading and after a 3.6 percent decline. This marked the third straight month of contraction in industrial output and at the steepest pace in the sequence, on the back of slumping car production amid parts shortage and the spread of coronavirus. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-28.1 percent vs -15.2 percent in August), general-purpose and business-oriented machinery (-5.7 percent vs -0.7 percent), and plastic products (-7.1 percent vs -2.0 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output fell by 2.3 percent in September, reversing from a 8.8 percent gain in August and marking the first yearly drop in seven months. source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.37 percent from 1953 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6.90 percent in July of 2020 and a record low of -16.50 percent in March of 2011. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be -1.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022 and 0.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Industrial Production MoM


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-28 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Sep -5.4% -3.6% -3.2% -3%
2021-11-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Sep -5.4% -3.6% -5.4% -5.4%
2021-11-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Oct -5.4% 1.8% 2.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom -5.40 -3.60 percent Sep/21
Industrial Production -2.30 8.80 percent Sep/21
Manufacturing Production -2.30 8.80 percent Sep/21
Capacity Utilization 84.50 91.20 points Sep/21
Mining Production 5.70 -1.10 percent Sep/21
Tertiary Industry Index 96.00 95.00 points Sep/21
All Industry Activity Index 95.10 93.90 points Jul/20

News Stream
Japan Industrial Output Falls the Most in 3 Months
Industrial production in Japan dropped by 5.4 percent month-over-month in September 2021, unrevised from the flash reading and after a 3.6 percent decline. This marked the third straight month of contraction in industrial output and at the steepest pace in the sequence, on the back of slumping car production amid parts shortage and the spread of coronavirus. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-28.1 percent vs -15.2 percent in August), general-purpose and business-oriented machinery (-5.7 percent vs -0.7 percent), and plastic products (-7.1 percent vs -2.0 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output fell by 2.3 percent in September, reversing from a 8.8 percent gain in August and marking the first yearly drop in seven months.
2021-11-15
Japan Industrial Output Falls the Most in 3 Months
Industrial production in Japan dropped by 5.4 percent month-over-month in September 2021, compared with market consensus of 3.2 percent fall and after a 3.6 percent decline, flash data showed. This marked the third straight month of contraction in industrial output and the steepest pace in the sequence, amid the rising Delta strain of COVID-19 cases across the country and persistent supply chain disruptions. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-28.2 percent vs -15.2 percent in August), general-purpose and business-oriented machinery (-5.7 percent vs -0.7 percent), and plastic products (-7.0 percent vs -2.0 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output fell by 2.3 percent in September, reversing from a 8.8 percent gain in August and marking the first yearly drop in seven months.
2021-10-29
Japan Industrial Output Extend Falls
Industrial production in Japan dropped by 3.6 percent month-over-month in August 2021, compared with the flash figure of a 3.2 percent fall and after a 1.5 percent decline a month earlier. This marked the second straight month of contraction in industrial output, amid the rising Delta strain of COVID-19 cases across the country. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-15.2 percent vs -3.3 percent in July), electrical machinery (-8.6 percent vs -4.6 percent), information and communication electronics equipment (-13.5 percent vs -4.9 percent), and production machinery (-3.2 percent vs 1.6 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output increased by 8.8 percent in August, after gaining 11.6 percent in July.
2021-10-14

Japan Industrial Production MoM
In Japan, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.