Industrial production in Japan dropped 0.4 percent month-on-month in September 2018, far less than a preliminary 1.1 percent fall suggested and following a 0.3 percent rise in August. Output fell for: iron, steel & non-ferrous metals (-2.4 percent vs 1.6 percent); electrical machinery, information & communication equipment (-2.8 percent vs -0.7 percent); electronic parts & devices (-1.2 percent vs -7.6 percent); transport equipment (-1.7 percent vs 4.8 percent); ceramics, stone & clay products (-0.7 percent vs -0.4 percent); plastics (-1.3 percent vs 2.2 percent); pulp, paper & paper products (-1.8 percent vs 4.2 percent); and foods & tobacco (-3.9 percent vs 1.1 percent). In contrast, production growth was seen for fabricated metals (1.5 percent vs 0.8 percent); production machinery (0.8 percent vs 7.1 percent); general purpose & business oriented machinery (2.5 percent vs -1.4 percent); chemicals (3 percent vs -4.3 percent); and petroleum & coal products (1.7 percent vs 1.3 percent). Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.40 percent from 1953 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6.80 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -16.50 percent in March of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final 0.2% -0.2% 0.7% 0.7%
2018-10-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -1.1% 0.2% -0.3% 0.3%
2018-11-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -0.4% 0.3% -1.1% -1.1%
2018-11-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -0.4% -1%
2018-12-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -0.4%
2018-12-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -0.2%


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 19.00 21.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.90 52.50 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 52.40 50.20 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -2.50 0.20 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 0.30 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.50 0.20 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.20 102.70 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 899.96 1208.56 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -18.30 6.80 25.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 443.30 384.40 7649.80 -6558.50 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 730.00 621.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 26401.12 20165.23 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 114.60 116.70 120.60 78.00 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 49.50 48.60 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 595931.00 684742.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 227172.00 265059.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 103.90 104.50 112.60 75.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 14.00 14.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Internet Speed 20171.96 19574.52 20171.96 6541.92 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 43689566.00 43995715.00 44977757.00 23570249.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 12.80 3.40 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -0.20 -6.00 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4996.00 4963.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.50 50.70 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 72.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 22.00 24.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8418.41 8805.14 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 0.30 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




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Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
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Canada 0.65 Jul/18
China 0.48 Oct/18
Euro Area -0.30 Sep/18
France -1.80 Sep/18
Germany 0.20 Sep/18
India 0.60 Sep/18
Indonesia 12.92 Jul/18
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Mexico 1.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.30 Sep/18
Russia 2.50 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 0.59 Mar/18
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South Africa -1.00 Sep/18
South Korea -2.50 Sep/18
Spain -0.70 Sep/18
Turkey -2.70 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.00 Sep/18
United States 0.30 Sep/18


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