The business survey index of large manufacturing firms in Japan increased 7.9% in the fourth quarter of 2021 from 7% in the third quarter, remaining positive for the second consecutive period as business confidence rose after the latest coronavirus state of emergency was lifted. The results came amid a new threat from the Omicron variant which reports suggested is less severe than initially feared, raising optimism over the global economic recovery. The Japanese government also provided support for the economy, unveiling a record $490 billion fiscal package while the Bank of Japan appeared keen to retain accommodative monetary policies. The business survey index measures the percentage of firms that expect the business environment to improve from the previous quarter minus the percentage that expect it to worsen. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms in Japan averaged -1.07 percent from 2004 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 21.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 and a record low of -66 percent in the first quarter of 2009. This page includes a chart with historical data for Japan Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms. Japan Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms in Japan is expected to be 10.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Japan Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-12 11:50 PM Q3 7.0 -1.4 -1
2021-12-08 11:50 PM Q4 7.9% 7% 10%
2022-03-10 11:50 PM Q1 7.9%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
New Orders 1073.52 961.74 JPY Billion Oct/21
Machinery Orders 3.80 0.00 percent Oct/21
Changes in Inventories 334.20 -418.30 JPY Billion Sep/21
Coincident Index 93.60 89.80 Nov/21
Economy Watchers Survey 56.40 56.30 points Dec/21
Leading Economic Index 103.00 101.50 points Nov/21
Economy Watchers Survey Outlook 49.40 49.40 points Jan/22
Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms 7.90 7.00 percent Dec/21
Japan Business Survey Index Large Manufacturing Firms
The Business Outlook Survey is an analysis of the business leaders' assessments and forecasts of and for the economy in order to gain basic information for keeping track of economic trends. It covers about 15,000 companies that have established their headquarters or principal offices in Japan.