The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI came in at 49.5 in April 2019, slightly above 49.2 in the previous month, the preliminary estimate showed. The headline stayed in contraction zone for the third straight month, as both output and new orders decreased at slower rates, still affected by both domestic and foreign demand. In contrast, employment expanded and gained steam. Meantime, on the price front, inputs increased at a faster clip and outputs climbed at a softer pace. Future expectations remained positive and optimism grew stronger. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Japan is expected to be 50.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Japan to stand at 50.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 50.20 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 49.20 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 52.00 52.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.10 0.70 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 -2.50 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.10 0.70 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.00 100.00 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 983.99 1060.92 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 1.80 -5.40 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1599.80 1520.70 7636.60 -6554.30 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 662.00 589.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 19476.32 18284.72 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 98.80 98.10 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 44.80 47.50 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 677024.00 682426.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 357254.00 261007.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 97.40 96.50 107.90 72.40 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 6.00 14.00 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 5.70 4.50 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.40 -4.60 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4796.00 4438.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.40 50.70 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 21.00 24.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 7743.38 8141.17 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.50 49.20 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 51.00 Mar/19
Brazil 52.80 Mar/19
Canada 50.50 Mar/19
China 50.80 Mar/19
Euro Area 47.80 Apr/19
France 49.60 Apr/19
Germany 44.50 Apr/19
India 52.60 Mar/19
Indonesia 51.20 Mar/19
Italy 47.40 Mar/19
Japan 49.50 Apr/19
Mexico 49.80 Mar/19
Netherlands 52.50 Mar/19
Russia 52.80 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Mar/19
Singapore 50.80 Mar/19
South Africa 45.00 Mar/19
South Korea 48.80 Mar/19
Spain 50.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 50.30 Mar/19
Turkey 47.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 55.10 Mar/19
United States 52.40 Apr/19


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