The index of leading economic indicators in Japan, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, increased to 103.0 in November 2021, and after a final 101.5 a month earlier, a preliminary reading showed. This marked the highest level since July, amid a surge in vaccinations and easing supply-chain disruptions. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 91.78 points from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 108.50 points in November of 2013 and a record low of 72.50 points in July of 1986. This page provides - Japan Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Leading Economic Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Leading Economic Index in Japan is expected to be 100.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 98.00 points in 2023 and 100.00 points in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Leading Economic Index


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-23 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final Oct 101.5 100.2 102.1
2022-01-11 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel Nov 103 101.5 101.5
2022-01-26 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final Nov 101.5 103


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
New Orders 1073.52 961.74 JPY Billion Oct/21
Machinery Orders 3.40 3.80 percent Nov/21
Changes in Inventories 334.20 -418.30 JPY Billion Sep/21
Coincident Index 93.60 89.80 Nov/21
Economy Watchers Survey 56.40 56.30 points Dec/21
Leading Economic Index 103.00 101.50 points Nov/21

News Stream
Japan Leading Economic Index Highest in 4 Months
The index of leading economic indicators in Japan, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, increased to 103.0 in November 2021, and after a final 101.5 a month earlier, a preliminary reading showed. This marked the highest level since July, amid a surge in vaccinations and easing supply-chain disruptions.
2022-01-11
Japan Leading Economic Index Revised Downward
The index of leading economic indicators in Japan, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, was revised lower to 101.5 in October 2021, compared with a preliminary reading of 102.1, and after a final 100.2 a month earlier, which was the lowest figure in 7 months. This marked the highest level since July, amid a surge in vaccinations and easing supply-chain disruptions.
2021-12-23
Japan Leading Economic Index Rises to 3-Month High
The index of leading economic indicators in Japan, which is a gauge of the economy a few months ahead and is compiled using data such as job offers and consumer sentiment, increased to 100.9 in October 2021 after a downwardly revised final 100.2 a month earlier and beating market consensus of 100.2, a flash figure showed. This marked the highest level since July, amid a surge in vaccinations and easing supply-chain disruptions.
2021-12-07

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. In general, increase in the index reflects that the economy is in an expansion phase, and decreasing coincident index reflects that the economy is in a contraction phase. The index is used to make official judgement on when the business cycle begins and ends.