Industrial production in Japan dropped 1 percent month-on-month in November 2018, compared to a preliminary figure of a 1.1 percent fall and following a 2.9 percent surge in October. Output fell for: general-purpose machinery (-12.7 pct vs 9 pct in November); non-ferrous metals (-1 pct vs 1.7 pct); business oriented machinery (-2.4 pct vs 0.6 pct); electronic parts & devices (-1.7 pct vs 8.7 pct); electrical machinery (-3.5 pct vs 3.1 pct); and transport equipment (-0.2 pct vs 4.6 pct). In contrast, output grew for: iron & steel (0.8 pct vs 3.6 pct); motor vehicles (0.2 pct vs 3.1 pct); fabricated metals (1.1 pct vs 2.5 pct); information & communication electronics equipment (2 pct vs 10.4 pct); chemicals (1.6 pct vs 1.3 pct); production machinery (2.8 pct vs -3.1 pct); and petroleum & coal products (5.5 pct vs -5.3 pct). On an annual basis, output rose 1.5 percent in November. Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.41 percent from 1953 until 2018, 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 0.50 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 0.40 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
2018-11-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel 2.9% -0.4% 1.2% -1%
2018-12-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final 2.9% -0.4% 2.9% 2.9%
2018-12-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -1.1% 2.9% -1.9% -0.2%
2019-01-18 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -1.0% 2.9% -1.1% -1.1%
2019-01-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel -1.0% -1.9% 0.7%
2019-02-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final -1.0% 0.7%
2019-02-27 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 19.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.60 52.20 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.00 52.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 4.20 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.00 2.90 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.50 4.20 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 106.30 105.20 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1025.44 1086.17 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 0.00 7.60 25.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1157.40 971.50 7611.00 -6584.40 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 622.00 718.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 18284.72 26401.12 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 103.00 104.90 107.20 69.40 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.00 51.00 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 758010.00 692919.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 215152.00 240819.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 99.30 99.60 108.00 72.40 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 14.00 14.00 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 [+]
Private Investment 4.50 12.80 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -5.80 -8.50 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5313.00 5322.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.47 81.59 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 8.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.00 52.40 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 72.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 20.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 39.00 34.00 39.00 13.00 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 24.00 22.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8657.90 8563.52 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.00 2.90 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
Australia -0.80 Sep/18
Brazil 0.10 Nov/18
Canada 0.14 Aug/18
China 0.54 Dec/18
Euro Area -1.70 Nov/18
France -1.30 Nov/18
Germany -1.90 Nov/18
India -4.80 Nov/18
Indonesia 0.00 Oct/18
Italy -1.60 Nov/18
Japan -1.00 Nov/18
Mexico -0.60 Nov/18
Netherlands 0.00 Nov/18
Russia -0.20 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 4.17 Jun/18
Singapore 2.80 Nov/18
South Africa 0.70 Nov/18
South Korea -1.70 Nov/18
Spain -1.50 Nov/18
Turkey -0.30 Nov/18
United Kingdom -0.40 Nov/18
United States 0.30 Dec/18


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