Producer Prices in Japan increased 2.9 percent in October 2018 over the same month in the previous year, following a 3.0 percent gain in September but above market expectations of a 2.8 percent rise. Cost slowed for chemicals & related products (3.7 percent vs 4.9 percent in September); petroleum & coal products (25.5 percent vs 26.4 percent); metal products (2.8 percent vs 3.3 percent) and pulp, paper & related products (1.4 percent vs 1.9 percent). Meanwhile prices fell further for nonferrous metal (-3 percent vs -1.7 percent); electronic components & devices (-0.7 percent vs -0.6 percent) and business-oriented machinery (-0.8 percent vs -0.2 percent). Contrarily, cost advanced faster for iron & steel (4.7 percent vs 4.6 percent) and plastic products (1.8 percent vs 1.2 percent); and dropped less for transport equipment (-0.3 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, prices increased 0.3 percent, the same as in the previous month. Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.42 percent from 1961 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 33.90 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -8.60 percent in August of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-12 11:50 PM PPI YoY 3% 3% 3.1% 2.9%
2018-10-10 11:50 PM PPI YoY 3% 3% 2.9% 3%
2018-11-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY 2.9% 3% 2.8% 2.8%
2018-12-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY 2.9% 3.1%


Japan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.20 1.30 24.90 -2.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.50 4.10 -1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.70 101.60 101.70 17.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.30 101.20 101.30 31.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.00 0.90 24.70 -2.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 101.10 104.10 120.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.30 102.00 112.50 47.40 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 97.60 97.10 207.30 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 101.80 101.10 190.40 45.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 2.10 31.60 -3.70 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 99.60 99.60 102.20 25.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.80 100.10 104.40 38.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.90 3.00 33.90 -8.60 percent [+]


Japan Producer Prices Change

Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. This page provides - Japan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.90 3.00 33.90 -8.60 1961 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Canada 6.20 Sep/18
China 3.30 Oct/18
Euro Area 4.50 Sep/18
France 3.60 Sep/18
Germany 3.20 Sep/18
India 5.28 Oct/18
Indonesia 7.30 Sep/18
Italy 4.70 Sep/18
Japan 2.90 Oct/18
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Netherlands 4.61 Sep/18
Russia 14.40 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 15.80 Sep/18
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South Africa 6.20 Sep/18
South Korea 2.70 Sep/18
Spain 5.20 Sep/18
Switzerland 2.30 Oct/18
Turkey 45.01 Oct/18
United Kingdom 3.30 Oct/18
United States 2.90 Oct/18


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