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

Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those of ships and electrical equipment, declined by 3.1 percent month-over-month in April of 2017, following a 1.4 percent increase in March while markets expected a 1.3 percent decline. It was the first drop in core orders since January, mainly due to a faster fall in non-manufacturing orders (-5 percent from -3.9 percent in the prior month), due to real estate (-51.3 percent) and finance & insurance (-38.5 percent). In contrast, manufacturing orders went up at a faster 2.5 percent (0.6 percent in March), driven by textile mill products (93.5 percent). Year-on-year, machinery orders rose 2.7 percent, rebounding from a 0.7 percent fall in March. Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.28 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 Forecast (i)
2017-05-16 11:50 PM Mar 1.4% 1.5% 2.1% 1.9%
2017-06-11 11:50 PM Apr 2.7% -0.7% 6.3%
2017-06-11 11:50 PM Apr -3.1% 1.4% -1.3% -0.9%
2017-07-09 11:50 PM May -3.1% 1.38%
2017-07-09 11:50 PM May 2.7% 1.38%
2017-08-09 11:50 PM Jun 0.27%




Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 10.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.00 53.10 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 53.00 52.20 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 5.70 3.50 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 4.00 -1.90 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.70 3.50 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 104.10 99.80 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 939.78 947.43 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -3.10 1.40 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1002.30 -175.90 7617.00 -6584.20 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 802.00 680.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 20131.44 20757.91 20757.91 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 117.70 114.40 120.50 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.60 48.10 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 638295.00 806967.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 206936.00 195874.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 104.50 105.70 112.60 75.20 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 5.00 1.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 8951.48 8752.40 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 4.50 3.80 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production 4.70 -1.30 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 20.00 18.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 4929.00 4572.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.48 5.47 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.40 52.60 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 32.00 34.00 13.00 [+]


Japan Machinery Orders Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.10 1.40 25.50 -15.80 1987 - 2017 percent Monthly
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