Japan Machinery Orders  1987-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those of ships and electrical equipment, increased by 5.0 percent month-on-month in October of 2017, following an 8.1 percent fall in the prior month while market expected a 3.0 percent gain. Manufacturing orders rebounded by 7.4 percent after a 5.1 percent slump in September, nudged mainly by food & beverages (+51.9 percent vs -51.4 percent in September). Non-manufacturing orders also rebounded by 1.1 percent after an 11.1 percent plunge in the previous month. Year-on-year, core machinery orders climbed 2.3 percent, compared to a 3.5 percent drop in September and comfortably beating market expectations of a 2.8 percent fall. Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.27 percent from 1987 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in October of 1996 and a record low of -15.80 percent in October of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-10 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM 3.4% 8.0% 1.1% 0.7%
2017-11-08 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM -8.1% 3.4% -1.8% -1.5%
2017-12-12 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM 5% -8.1% 3.0% 1.4%
2018-01-15 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY
2018-01-15 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM 5%
2018-02-08 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 25.00 22.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.20 53.60 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.20 53.40 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 5.90 2.60 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 -1.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.90 2.70 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 102.00 102.00 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1041.95 1011.40 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 5.00 -8.10 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 515.10 -1682.50 7623.80 -6590.30 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 677.00 733.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 17892.83 22389.97 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 116.50 116.20 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 55.10 52.20 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 717252.00 738821.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 222938.00 200547.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 106.10 106.50 112.50 75.10 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 15.00 10.00 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 [+]
Mining Production 18.70 -1.90 18.70 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 5199.00 4980.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.49 5.48 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.20 53.40 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 34.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Steel Production 8971.16 8623.07 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 4.20 1.50 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]


Japan Machinery Orders

In Japan, Machinery Orders refers to the month-over-month change of the private sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Machinery Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Machinery Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 -8.10 25.50 -15.80 1987 - 2017 percent Monthly
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