Industrial production in Japan dropped by 1.0 percent month-over-month in November 2019, compared with the preliminary reading of a 0.9 percent fall and after a 4.5 percent decline in the previous month. Output was mainly dragged by production machinery (-8.7% vs -6.4% in October); information and communication electronics equipment (-4.9% vs -0.1%); fabricated metals (-2.7% vs -1.5%); electrical machinery (-2.5% vs -5.5%); and iron & steel (-2.5% vs -0.8%). In contrast, production grew for transport equipment (4.1% vs -7.8%); non-ferrous metals (1.2% vs -4.2%); and electronic parts & devices (0.1% vs 0.9%). On an annual basis, industrial output shrank 8.2 percent in November, after a 7.7 percent fall in October.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.39 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. 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. source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be -0.30 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 0.10 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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Japan Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.00 -4.50 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-28 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Oct -4.2% 1.7% -4.2% -2.4%
2019-12-13 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Oct -4.5% 1.7% -4.2% -4.2%
2019-12-26 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Nov -0.9% -4.5% -1.4% -1.6%
2020-01-20 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Nov -1% -4.5% -0.9% -0.9%
2020-01-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Dec -1% 0.7% 1%


News Stream
2019-12-27
Japan Industrial Production Drops Less Than Expected
Industrial production in Japan declined 0.9 percent month-over-month in November, compared to a 4.5 percent fall in the previous month and market expectations of a 1.4 percent decline, preliminary data showed. Output was mainly dragged by production machinery (-8.9 percent), information and communication electronics equipment (-4.6 percent), fabricated metals (-2.7 percent), electrical machinery (-2.5 percent), and iron & steel (-2.4 percent). In contrast, output grew for transport equipment (4.1 percent), non-ferrous metals (1.3 percent), and electronic parts & devices (0.1 percent). On an annual basis, industrial output shrank 8.1 percent in November, after a 7.7 percent drop in October.

2019-12-13
Japan Industrial Output Shrinks the Most since 2011
Industrial production in Japan declined by 4.5 percent month-over-month in October, compared to a preliminary reading of a 4.2 percent fall and after a 1.7 percent gain in the previous month. That was the steepest decline in industrial activity since March 2011, as output fell for general-purpose machinery (-14.5 percent vs 11.4 percent in September); motor vehicles (-7.9 percent vs -1.3 percent): business-oriented machinery (-6.8 percent vs 3.7 percent); production machinery (-6.4 percent vs 8 percent) and electrical machinery (-5.5 percent vs 5.5 percent). In contrast, production grew for both electronic parts and devices (0.9 percent vs -1.8 percent), and petroleum and coal products (1.8 percent vs -0.8 percent ). On an annual basis, industrial output shrank 7.7 percent in October, after a 1.3 percent advance in September.

2019-11-29
Japan Industrial Production Tumbles in October
Industrial production in Japan plunged 4.2 percent month-over-month in October 2019 compared to a 1.7 percent climb in the previous month and market expectations of a 2.1 percent decline, preliminary data showed. That was the largest decline in industrial activity since January 2018, as output was mainly dragged by general-purpose machinery (-14.5 percent), motor vehicles (-7.8 percent), business oriented machinery (-6.3 percent), and production machinery (-6.4 percent). In contrast, electronic parts and devices climbed 0.9 percent. On an annual basis, industrial output plummeted 7.4 percent in October after growing 1.3 percent.

2019-11-15
Japan Industrial Output Revised Higher in September
Industrial production in Japan rose by 1.7 percent month-over-month in September 2019, compared to the preliminary reading of a 1.4 percent and after a 1.2 percent fall in the prior month. Output rebounded for general-purpose and business oriented machinery (9.6 percent vs -1.4 percent), production machinery (8 percent vs -2.7 percent), and electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (4.3 percent vs -1.3 percent). In contrast, production fell for chemicals (-3.7 percent vs 1.6 percent), electronic parts and devices (-1.8 percent vs 4.5 percent) and motor vehicles (-1.3 percent vs -1.1 percent). On an annual basis, industrial output rose 1.3 percent in September, reversing from a 4.7 percent decline in August. .

2019-10-30
Japan Industrial Production Rebounds in September
Industrial Production in Japan rebounded by 1.4 percent month-over-month in September 2019, after a 1.2 percent decline in the previous month to beat market expectations of 0.4 percent growth, preliminary data showed. Growth was led by general-purpose and business oriented machinery (9.4 percent vs -1.4 percent), production machinery (7.9 percent vs -2.7 percent), and electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (4 percent vs -1.3 percent). In contrast, chemicals production slumped 7 percent (vs 2.4 percent in August) and motor vehicles output fell 1.7 percent (vs -1.1 percent in August). On an annual basis, industrial output rose 1.1 percent, following a 4.7 percent contraction in August.

2019-10-15
Japan Industrial Output Falls 1.2% MoM
Industrial Production in Japan declined by 1.2 percent month-over-month in August 2019, after a 1.3 percent rise in the previous month and matching the preliminary estimate. The decline was mainly due to iron, steel and non-ferrous metals (-5 percent vs 0.7 percent in July), production machinery (-2.7 percent vs 0.8 percent), and motor vehicles (-1.1 percent vs 2.1 percent). On an annual basis, industrial output dropped 4.7 percent in August, following a 0.7 percent gain in July.


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.

Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.00 5.00 53.00 -58.00 points [+]
Services Pmi 52.10 49.40 55.30 46.40 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.30 48.40 56.20 29.60 points [+]
Industrial Production -8.20 -7.70 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.00 -4.50 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -8.10 -7.70 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 95.50 95.80 136.10 68.60 points [+]
New Orders 1153.53 1013.55 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 18.00 -6.00 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 871.20 1934.00 7639.10 -6605.20 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 704.00 728.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 17323.17 23232.47 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 94.70 95.30 106.90 69.40 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 39.80 39.40 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 667462.00 714844.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 194765.00 205814.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 90.80 91.60 108.00 72.50 points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -9.00 -4.00 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 7.10 1.90 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 20.00 21.00 57.00 -41.00 points [+]
Machine Tool Orders 89969.00 81669.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -9.80 -3.40 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 105.40 104.70 109.70 73.20 points [+]
Reuters Tankan Index -6.00 -6.00 39.00 -78.00 points [+]
Steel Production 7742.91 8157.07 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 5198.00 5198.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 103.90 103.00 108.70 94.20 points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.27 82.47 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.10 48.60 54.10 46.30 points [+]
Corruption Index 73.00 73.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 29.00 39.00 39.00 13.00 [+]