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 at 102.6 in May 2021, unrevised from the preliminary reading and compared with a final 103.8 a month earlier, which was the highest level since February 2014. The decline highlighted a weakening economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic following a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections in several parts of the country. source: Cabinet Office, Japan
Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 91.48 points from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 108.40 points in November of 2013 and a record low of 72.30 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 August of 2021.
Leading Economic Index in Japan is expected to be 103.00 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 98.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 100.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.