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

The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI rose to a three-month high of 52.9 in September of 2018 from a final 52.5 in a month earlier and compared to market estimates of 53.1, flash figure showed. New orders increased at a faster pace and new export orders went up for the first time since May. In addition, backlogs of work rose faster while employment and output slowed. On the price front, input prices increased further while output price inflation eased. Meanwhile, business sentiment dipped to the lowest in 22 months, as firms remain uncertain on how global trade tensions could impact the Japanese economy. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 21.00 24.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.90 52.50 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.50 51.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 -0.90 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 -1.80 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 -0.90 29.33 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.20 99.80 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1138.84 985.28 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 11.00 -8.80 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 443.30 384.40 7649.80 -6558.50 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 694.00 702.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 26401.12 20165.23 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 116.30 116.90 120.60 78.00 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.10 47.50 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 702993.00 618109.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 200355.00 245068.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 103.50 104.60 112.70 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 12.80 3.40 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -10.10 -5.80 18.70 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5196.00 4832.00 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 52.00 51.80 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 8419.67 8759.78 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.90 52.50 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2018 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 56.70 Aug/18
Brazil 51.10 Aug/18
Canada 56.80 Aug/18
China 50.60 Aug/18
Euro Area 53.30 Sep/18
France 52.50 Sep/18
Germany 53.70 Sep/18
India 51.70 Aug/18
Indonesia 51.90 Aug/18
Italy 50.10 Aug/18
Japan 52.90 Sep/18
Mexico 50.70 Aug/18
Netherlands 59.10 Aug/18
Russia 48.90 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 55.10 Aug/18
Singapore 52.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.40 Aug/18
South Korea 49.90 Aug/18
Spain 53.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 64.80 Aug/18
Turkey 46.40 Aug/18
United Kingdom 52.80 Aug/18
United States 54.70 Aug/18


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