Industrial production in Japan dropped 0.1 percent month-on-month in December 2018, unrevised from the preliminary estimate and after a decline of 1 percent in November. The industries that mainly contributed to a decrease were production machinery (-3.5 percent vs 2.8 percent in November); chemicals (-1.2 percent vs 1.6 percent); and electronic parts and devices (-2.6 percent vs -1.7 percent). In contrast, increases were seen in general-purpose and business oriented machinery (4.9 percent vs -11.0 percent); motor vehicles (1.1 percent vs 0.2 percent); and electrical machinery, and Information and communication electronics equipment (1.3 percent vs -1.7 percent). On an annual basis, output fell 1.9 percent in December, after a 1.5 percent rise in November. Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.41 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.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Japan to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -1.1% 2.9% -1.9% -0.2%
2019-01-18 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -1.0% 2.9% -1.1% -1.1%
2019-01-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -0.1% -1% -0.4% 0.2%
2019-02-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -0.1% -1.0% -0.1% -0.1%
2019-02-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -0.1%
2019-03-18 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -0.1%
2019-03-28 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 19.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.30 52.60 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.60 51.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.90 1.50 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 -1.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.90 1.50 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 104.30 106.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1025.44 1086.17 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -0.10 0.00 25.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1157.40 971.50 7611.00 -6584.40 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 666.00 622.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 18284.72 26401.12 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 102.30 102.90 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 45.60 46.80 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 763078.00 758010.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 217762.00 215152.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 97.90 99.10 107.90 72.40 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 4.50 12.80 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -6.40 -5.80 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5425.00 5313.00 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 50.90 52.00 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 24.00 22.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8466.84 8657.90 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.10 -1.00 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
Australia -0.80 Sep/18
Brazil 0.20 Dec/18
Canada 0.65 Oct/18
China 0.54 Dec/18
Euro Area -0.90 Dec/18
France 0.80 Dec/18
Germany -0.40 Dec/18
India 5.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.00 Oct/18
Italy -0.80 Dec/18
Japan -0.10 Dec/18
Mexico -0.40 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.00 Nov/18
Russia -21.50 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 4.17 Jun/18
Singapore -5.60 Dec/18
South Africa 0.70 Dec/18
South Korea -1.40 Dec/18
Spain -1.40 Dec/18
Turkey -1.40 Dec/18
United Kingdom -0.50 Dec/18
United States -0.60 Jan/19


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