Japan Manufacturing PMI  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Nikkei Japan Final Manufacturing PMI rose to 52.2 in August of 2017, compared to a final reading of 52.1 in July but below a flash reading of 52.8. The marginal improvement was explained by better operating conditions and demand as output, new orders and employment all expanded. New work increased for the eleventh straight month and purchasing activity strengthened while delivery times lengthened for the sixteenth straight month. On the price front, both output charges and input costs increased at a slower rate. Business outlook remained optimistic albeit at a 5-month low. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 17.00 12.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.20 52.10 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.60 52.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.70 5.50 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 2.20 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.70 5.50 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 100.10 101.90 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 920.58 966.13 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 8.00 -1.90 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1247.60 -1144.50 7620.50 -6580.70 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 639.00 714.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22389.97 20131.44 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 115.60 116.80 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 49.70 49.70 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 703187.00 740349.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 196169.00 241127.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 105.00 105.70 112.60 75.20 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.00 5.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Private Investment 1.50 4.50 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]
Steel Production 8730.57 8588.40 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.20 7.30 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 20.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 5487.00 4851.00 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 51.90 51.80 54.10 46.30 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 32.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]


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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.20 52.10 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country

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Australia 59.80 Aug/17
Brazil 50.90 Aug/17
Canada 54.60 Aug/17
China 51.60 Aug/17
Euro Area 58.20 Sep/17
France 56.00 Sep/17
Germany 60.60 Sep/17
India 51.20 Aug/17
Indonesia 50.70 Aug/17
Italy 56.30 Aug/17
Japan 52.20 Aug/17
Mexico 52.20 Aug/17
Netherlands 59.70 Aug/17
Russia 51.60 Aug/17
South Korea 49.90 Aug/17
Spain 52.40 Aug/17
Switzerland 61.20 Aug/17
Turkey 55.30 Aug/17
United Kingdom 56.90 Aug/17
United States 53.00 Sep/17