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

The Nikkei Japan Final Manufacturing PMI came in at 52.8 in October of 2017, higher than the preliminary estimate of 52.5 and following a final figure of 52.9 in September. Output increased the most since May, new orders went up solidly and new export orders from other Asian countries rose significantly. In addition, the rate of job creation picked up from September’s ten-month low while buying activity grew at the joint-quickest pace since April. Pressure on supply chains continued to build, with delivery times worsening to the greatest extent since May 2011. On the price front, input cost inflation ticked up fractionally, spurring on firms to increase output charges. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 22.00 17.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 52.90 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 53.40 51.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.60 5.30 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.00 2.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.70 5.40 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.80 103.40 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1011.40 1027.41 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -8.10 3.40 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1247.60 -1144.50 7620.50 -6580.70 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 733.00 679.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22389.97 20131.44 22389.97 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 115.80 117.70 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 52.20 51.30 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 738821.00 596706.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 200547.00 276049.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 106.60 107.20 112.60 75.20 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 10.00 7.00 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 -1.90 9.90 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 4980.00 5020.00 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 53.40 51.70 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 34.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Steel Production 8623.07 8730.57 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 1.50 4.50 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.80 52.90 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 51.10 Oct/17
Brazil 51.20 Oct/17
Canada 54.30 Oct/17
China 51.00 Oct/17
Euro Area 60.00 Nov/17
France 57.50 Nov/17
Germany 62.50 Nov/17
India 50.30 Oct/17
Indonesia 50.10 Oct/17
Italy 57.80 Oct/17
Japan 52.80 Oct/17
Mexico 49.20 Oct/17
Netherlands 60.40 Oct/17
Russia 51.10 Oct/17
South Korea 50.20 Oct/17
Spain 55.80 Oct/17
Switzerland 62.00 Oct/17
Turkey 52.80 Oct/17
United Kingdom 56.30 Oct/17
United States 54.60 Oct/17