Japan Manufacturing PMI  2008-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI rose to 53.3 in April of 2018 from a final 53.1 in March and slightly below market consensus of 53.4, a flash estimate showed. Output, new orders and employment increased at faster rates and business optimism strengthened. Meanwhile, new export orders fell for the first time since August 2016, as the stronger yen began to impact price competitiveness. On the price front, output costs were hiked to a stronger degree while input price inflation eased from the previous month. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 24.00 26.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.30 53.10 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 50.90 51.70 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.62 2.91 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 -3.10 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.72 2.91 29.33 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.90 98.60 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1085.58 1007.55 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 2.10 8.20 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1203.30 774.50 7621.20 -6592.30 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 789.00 617.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 20941.04 17892.83 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 116.10 114.80 120.50 78.00 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.90 48.60 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 741417.00 640043.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 378898.00 259780.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 106.00 105.90 112.60 75.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 15.00 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 [+]
Mining Production -9.50 -3.90 18.70 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 25.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 4496.00 4551.00 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 51.30 52.20 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 [+]
Steel Production 8295.56 9029.97 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 4.30 4.20 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]


Japan Manufacturing PMI

The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.30 53.10 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2018 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 63.10 Mar/18
Brazil 53.40 Mar/18
Canada 55.70 Mar/18
China 51.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 56.00 Apr/18
France 53.40 Apr/18
Germany 58.10 Apr/18
India 51.00 Mar/18
Indonesia 50.70 Mar/18
Italy 55.10 Mar/18
Japan 53.30 Apr/18
Mexico 52.40 Mar/18
Netherlands 61.50 Mar/18
Russia 50.60 Mar/18
South Korea 49.10 Mar/18
Spain 54.80 Mar/18
Switzerland 60.30 Mar/18
Turkey 51.80 Mar/18
United Kingdom 55.10 Mar/18
United States 56.50 Apr/18


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