Leading Economic Index in Japan decreased to 103.90 Index Points in September from 104.50 Index Points in August of 2018. Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 96.85 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 112.60 Index Points in April of 2006 and a record low of 75 Index Points in February of 2009.

Leading Economic Index in Japan is expected to be 103.91 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Japan to stand at 104.08 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 104.08 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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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 Leading Economic Index

In Japan, the Leading Composite Index consists of 12 indexes such as account inventory ratios, machinery orders, stock prices and other leading economic indicators. The index anticipates changes in the direction of the Japanese economy in the coming months. Reading above 50 is seen as positive and below 50 is seen as negative. This page provides - Japan Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.90 104.50 112.60 75.00 1985 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2010=100, NSA




Country Last
Argentina -2.10 Sep/18
Australia -0.07 Sep/18
Brazil -0.09 Sep/18
Canada 0.10 Aug/18
Japan 103.90 Sep/18
Mexico 1.70 Aug/18
Russia 1.10 Sep/18
Singapore 112.10 Jun/18
South Africa -0.50 Aug/18
South Korea 113.40 Sep/18
Turkey 1.01 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.60 Sep/18
United States 124.26 Sep/18


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