Industrial production in Japan rose by 2 percent month-over-month in May 2019, below a preliminary figure of 2.3 percent and after a 0.6 percent gain in April, final data showed. It was the steepest monthly rise in factory output since October last year, as production rebounded for general-purpose machinery (2.1% vs -8.2% in April); electronic parts and devices (6.4% vs -7.6%); electrical machinery (4.1% vs -1.7%); and chemicals (0.5% vs -2.3%). Also, output advanced further for non-ferrous metals (4.4% vs flat reading). Meantime, output growth eased for fabricated metals (1.2% vs 3%); production machinery (4.4% vs 5.2%); business oriented machinery (0.4% vs 1%); information and communication electronics (4.6% vs 10.7%); transport equipment (3.6% vs 4.1%); motor vehicles (5.2% vs 3.1%); and petrochemicals (0.5% vs 0.1%). On a yearly basis, industrial production fell 2.1 percent in May, after a 1.1 percent fall in April. Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.40 percent from 1953 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.80 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -16.50 percent in March of 2011.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be 0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Japan to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Apr 0.6% -0.6% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Apr 0.6% -0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
2019-06-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel May 2.3% 0.6% 0.7% -0.3%
2019-07-12 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final May 2.0% 0.6% 2.3% 2.3%
2019-07-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jun 2.3% -0.2%
2019-08-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jun 2.0%
2019-08-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jul 0.5%


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 7.00 12.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.30 49.80 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.90 51.70 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -2.10 -1.10 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 2.00 0.60 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.10 -1.10 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 103.90 102.20 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1020.55 1071.56 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -7.80 5.20 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2191.10 1837.80 7637.40 -6554.90 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 734.00 695.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22244.02 19476.32 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 103.20 102.10 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 44.00 44.10 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 699356.00 780165.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 248056.00 212636.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 95.20 95.90 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -1.00 6.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Internet Speed 20171.96 19574.52 20171.96 6541.92 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 43689566.00 43995715.00 44977757.00 23570249.00 IP [+]
Machine Tool Orders 98829.00 108535.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -2.00 -3.20 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4775.00 4349.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 106.70 106.40 108.70 94.20 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.80 50.70 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Private Investment 6.10 5.70 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 23.00 21.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Reuters Tankan Index 3.00 6.00 39.00 -78.00 Index Points [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 106.80 107.00 107.20 73.20 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 8675.70 8646.61 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 0.60 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




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Argentina 0.60 May/19
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China 0.68 Jun/19
Euro Area 0.90 May/19
France 2.10 May/19
Germany 0.30 May/19
India 4.50 May/19
Indonesia 6.40 Mar/19
Italy 0.90 May/19
Japan 2.00 May/19
Mexico -2.10 May/19
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Russia 2.30 Jun/19
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South Africa -1.50 May/19
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Spain 0.30 May/19
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Turkey 1.30 May/19
United Kingdom 1.40 May/19
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