Japan Capital Spending  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Capital spending in Japan increased by 4.5 percent year-on-year in the first 3 months of 2017, compared to an increase of 3.8 percent in the prior period and beating market estimates of a 3.9 percent rise. It was the second straight quarter of annual growth and the sharpest since Q4 2015 as capex rose 1 percent from manufacturers and 6.3 percent from non-manufacturers. Meanwhile, corporate profits soared 26.6 percent and sales were up 5.6 percent. Private Investment in Japan averaged -1.86 percent from 2008 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 11.20 percent in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of -25.33 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-31 11:50 PM Q1 4.5% 3.8% 3.9% 5.5%




Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 17.00 12.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.40 53.10 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 53.30 53.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 6.50 5.70 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -3.60 4.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.71 5.70 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.80 104.10 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 933.62 939.78 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -3.60 -3.10 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1002.30 -175.90 7617.00 -6584.20 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 706.00 802.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 20131.44 20757.91 20757.91 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 115.50 117.10 120.50 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 50.00 48.60 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 593895.00 638295.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 274000.00 206936.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 104.70 104.20 112.60 75.10 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.00 5.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 8951.48 8752.40 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 4.50 3.80 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production 7.46 4.70 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 20.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 4929.00 4572.00 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 52.90 53.40 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 32.00 34.00 13.00 [+]


Japan Capital Spending Notes

Capital Spending in Japan refers to a year-on-year change in capital investments of private profit-making corporations with capital of 10 million yen or over. The survey includes all industries except finance and insurance. This page provides - Japan Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Capital Spending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.50 3.80 11.20 -25.33 2008 - 2017 percent Quarterly



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