Producer prices in Japan rose by 5% yoy in June 2021, after an upwardly revised 5.1% gain a month earlier, above market consensus of 4.7%. This was the fourth straight month of producer price inflation, amid surging commodity prices. There were rises in cost of beverages & foods (1.9% vs 2.2% in May), chemicals (9.7% vs 9%), petroleum & coal products (42% vs 53.5%), iron & steel (9.3% vs 7%), metal products (0.2% vs 0.3%), non-ferrous metals (37.6% vs 41.6%), production machinery (0.8% vs -0.3%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.3% vs 0.1%). Meantime, prices of electronic components were flat for the second month in a row. In contrast, cost fell for transportation equipment (-0.1% vs -0.1%), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.6% vs -0.8%), general machinery (-0.1% vs -1%), and information (-2% vs -2.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.6%, after an upwardly revised 0.8% rise in May. source: Bank of Japan

Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.36 percent from 1961 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 33.80 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -8.60 percent in August of 2009. This page provides - Japan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2021.

Producer Prices Change in Japan is expected to be 2.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Japan to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2022 and 1.80 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 5.10 33.80 -8.60 1961 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-11 11:50 PM Mar 1% -0.6% 0.5% 0.4%
2021-05-16 11:50 PM Apr 3.6% 1.2% 3.1% 3.3%
2021-06-09 11:50 PM May 4.9% 3.8% 4.5% 4.6%
2021-07-11 11:50 PM Jun 5% 5.1% 4.7% 4.9%
2021-08-11 11:50 PM Jul 5% 4.9%
2021-09-10 11:50 PM Aug
2021-10-11 11:50 PM Sep
2021-11-11 11:50 PM Oct


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Japan Producer Prices Rise for 4th Month
Producer prices in Japan rose by 5% yoy in June 2021, after an upwardly revised 5.1% gain a month earlier, above market consensus of 4.7%. This was the fourth straight month of producer price inflation, amid surging commodity prices. There were rises in cost of beverages & foods (1.9% vs 2.2% in May), chemicals (9.7% vs 9%), petroleum & coal products (42% vs 53.5%), iron & steel (9.3% vs 7%), metal products (0.2% vs 0.3%), non-ferrous metals (37.6% vs 41.6%), production machinery (0.8% vs -0.3%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.3% vs 0.1%). Meantime, prices of electronic components were flat for the second month in a row. In contrast, cost fell for transportation equipment (-0.1% vs -0.1%), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.6% vs -0.8%), general machinery (-0.1% vs -1%), and information (-2% vs -2.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.6%, after an upwardly revised 0.8% rise in May.
2021-07-11
Japan Producer Prices Rise the Most Since 2008
Producer prices in Japan rose by 4.9% yoy in May 2021, after an upwardly revised 3.8% gain a month earlier, beating market consensus of 4.5%. This was the third straight month of producer price inflation and the highest since September 2008, amid surging commodity prices. Prices went up faster for beverages & foods (2.2% vs 1.9% in April), chemicals (9% vs 7.6%), petroleum & coal products (53.5% vs 39.5%), iron & steel (7% vs 5.4%), metal products (0.3% vs 0.2%), non-ferrous metals (41.6% vs 35.6%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.1% vs 0.1%). Meantime, prices pf electronic components were flat after falling 0.1% in April. (-0.5% vs -0.3%). In contrast, there were falls in cost of transportation equipment (-0.1% vs -0.1), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.8% vs -1%), production machinery (-0.3% vs 0.5%), general machinery (-1% vs -1%), and information (-2.2% vs -1.8%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.7%, after an upwardly revised 0.9% rise in April.
2021-06-10
Japan Producer Prices Rise More than Estimated
Producer prices in Japan rose by 3.6% yoy in April 2021, after an upwardly revised 1.2% gain a month earlier, beating market consensus of 3.1%. This was the second straight month of producer price inflation and the highest since September 2014, boosted by beverages & foods (1.6% vs 1.1% in March), chemicals & related products (7.3% vs 1%), petroleum & coal products (39.3% vs 9.9%), iron & steel (4.7% vs 2.1%), non-ferrous metals (35.2% vs 28.8%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.2% vs 0.4%). At the same time, prices of metal products rebounded (0.2% vs -0.3%). In contrast, there were falls in cost of transportation equipment (-0.1% vs flat reading), electrical machinery & equipment (-1.1% vs -0.1%), production machinery (-0.1% vs -0.6%), general machinery (-1.1% vs -0.1%), electronic components (-0.5% vs -0.3%), and information (-1.8% vs -2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.7%, after an upwardly revised 1% rise in March.
2021-05-17
Japan Producer Prices Rise for 1st Time in 13 Months
Producer prices in Japan rose by 1 percent year-on-year in March 2021, after a downwardly revised 0.6 percent fall a month earlier and beating market consensus of a 0.5 percent growth. This was the first producer inflation since February 2020, mainly boosted by beverages & foods (1.1% vs 1% in February), chemicals & related products (0.9% vs -1.7%), petroleum & coal products (9.8% vs -6%),iron & steel (2.2% vs 1.3%), non-ferrous metals (28.7% vs 17.9%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.4% vs 0.7%). In contrast, there were falls in cost of transportation equipment (-0.4% vs -0.5%), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.4% vs 0.1%), production machinery (-1.2% vs -1.7%), metal products (-0.3% vs 0.2%), general purpose machinery (-0.2% vs flat reading), electronic components & devices (-0.2% vs -0.6%), and information & communications (-1.9% vs -1.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.8 percent, after an upwardly revised 0.6 percent gain in February..
2021-04-12

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.