Japan Machinery Orders  1987-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those of ships and electrical equipment, declined by 3.7 percent month-on-month in May of 2018, after a 10.1 percent jump in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 5.5 percent contraction. It was the second fall in three months. Manufacturing orders advanced only 1.3 percent after a 22.7 percent jump in April, with food & beverages dropping 4.2 percent (vs -2.8 percent) and textiles plunging 19.0 percent (vs +40.9 percent). Meantime, non-manufacturing orders edged up 0.2 percent compared to a 0.4 percent gain. Year-on-year, core machinery orders surged 16.5 percent, gaining steam after a 9.6 percent increase in the previous month. Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.28 percent from 1987 until 2018, 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
2018-06-10 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY 9.6% -2.4% 3.9% 2.7%
2018-07-10 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY 16.5% 9.6% 8.6% -0.2%
2018-07-10 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM -3.7% 10.1% -5.5% -0.2%
2018-08-08 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM -3.7% 3.4%
2018-08-08 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY 16.5% 9.5%
2018-09-12 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM 0.71%


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 21.00 24.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.00 52.80 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.40 51.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.20 2.60 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 0.50 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.32 2.65 29.33 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 102.00 104.20 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1121.84 1061.93 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -3.70 10.10 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 455.70 1443.60 7649.30 -6558.50 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 690.00 767.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 20165.23 20941.04 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 116.10 117.50 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.10 47.10 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 667610.00 810942.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 252477.00 202031.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 106.90 106.20 112.70 75.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 14.00 15.00 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 3.40 4.30 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -6.80 -5.60 18.70 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4825.00 4735.00 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 52.10 51.70 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 34.00 34.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 24.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 9093.15 8723.45 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.70 10.10 25.50 -15.80 1987 - 2018 percent Monthly
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