Industrial production in Japan dropped by 1.5 percent month-over-month in July 2021, unrevised from the preliminary figure and after a final 6.5 percent rise. The decline reflected rising Delta strain of COVID-19 cases across the country that forced the government to extend a state of emergency and expand curbs to more prefectures. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-3.3 percent vs 22.6 percent in June), electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (-3.8 percent vs 2.6 percent), and inorganic and organic chemicals (-3.9 percent vs flat reading). On a yearly basis, industrial output increased by 11.6 percent in July, after jumping 23.0 percent in June. source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.39 percent from 1953 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6.90 percent in July of 2020 and a record low of -16.50 percent in March of 2011. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022 and 0.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.50 6.50 6.90 -16.50 1953 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-07-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jun 6.2% -6.5% 5% 5.1%
2021-08-16 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jun 6.5% -6.5% 6.2% 6.2%
2021-08-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jul -1.5% 6.5% -2.5% -3.2%
2021-09-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jul -1.5% 6.5% -1.5% -1.5%
2021-09-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Aug -1.5% -0.5% -0.4%
2021-10-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Aug -1.5%
2021-10-28 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Sep
2021-11-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Sep


News Stream
Japan Industrial Output Falls in July
Industrial production in Japan dropped by 1.5 percent month-over-month in July 2021, unrevised from the preliminary figure and after a final 6.5 percent rise. The decline reflected rising Delta strain of COVID-19 cases across the country that forced the government to extend a state of emergency and expand curbs to more prefectures. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-3.3 percent vs 22.6 percent in June), electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (-3.8 percent vs 2.6 percent), and inorganic and organic chemicals (-3.9 percent vs flat reading). On a yearly basis, industrial output increased by 11.6 percent in July, after jumping 23.0 percent in June.
2021-09-14
Japan Industrial Output Falls Less than Estimated
Industrial production in Japan dropped by 1.5 percent month-over-month in July 2021, compared with market forecasts of a 2.5 percent fall and after a final 6.5 percent rise, preliminary data showed. The decline reflected rising the Delta strain of COVID-19 cases across the country that forced the government to extend a state of emergency and expanded curbs to more prefectures. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-3.1 percent vs 22.6 percent in June), electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (-3.4 percent vs 2.6 percent), inorganic and organic chemicals (-3.9 percent vs flat reading). On a yearly basis, industrial output increased by 11.6 percent in July, after jumping 23.0 percent in June.
2021-08-31
Japan Industrial Output Revised Upward
Industrial production in Japan rose by 6.5 percent month-over-month in June 2021, compared with the preliminary figure of a 6.2 percent gain and after a final 6.5 percent fall a month earlier. This was the strongest pace of expansion in industrial output since July 2020, boosted by a strong economic recovery following an acceleration in the COVID-19 vaccination drive. Industries that mainly contributed to the rise were motor vehicles (22.6 percent vs -19.4 percent in May), production machinery (10.3 percent vs -6 percent), and electronic parts and devices (3.9 percent vs -0.2 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output jumped 23.0 percent in June, after gaining 21.1 percent in May.
2021-08-16
Japan Industrial Output Rebounds Strongly
Industrial production in Japan rose by 6.2 percent month-over-month in June 2021, beating market expectations of 5 percent and reversing from a final 6.5 percent fall a month earlier, a preliminary figure showed. This was the strongest pace of expansion in industrial output since July 2020, boosted by a strong economic recovery following an acceleration in the COVID-19 vaccination drive. Industries that mainly contributed to the rise were motor vehicles (22.6 percent vs -19.4 percent in May), production machinery (8.9 percent vs -6 percent), and electronic parts and devices(3.9 percent vs -0.2 percent).
2021-07-30

Japan Industrial Production MoM
In Japan, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.