Leading Economic Index in Japan increased to 95.90 Index Points in April from 95.70 Index Points in March of 2019. Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 93.10 Index Points from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 108 Index Points in April of 2006 and a record low of 72.50 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-13 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel 96.3 97.1 96.4 96.8
2019-05-27 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 95.9 97.1 96.3 96.3
2019-06-07 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel 95.5 95.7 95.5
2019-06-24 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 95.9 95.7 95.5 95.5
2019-07-05 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel 95.9
2019-07-24 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 95.9
2019-08-06 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 49.80 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.70 51.80 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.10 -4.30 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.60 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.10 -4.30 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 102.20 100.60 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1071.56 938.29 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 5.20 3.80 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2191.10 1837.80 7637.40 -6554.90 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 695.00 645.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 22244.02 19476.32 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 102.10 101.10 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 44.10 45.30 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 780165.00 745407.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 212636.00 199587.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 95.90 95.70 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 6.00 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 6.10 5.70 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -3.20 -4.80 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4775.00 4349.00 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 50.70 50.80 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 [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 21.00 24.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8646.61 9084.18 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Japan Leading Economic Index

In Japan, the Leading Composite Index consists of 12 indexes such as account inventory ratios, machinery orders, stock prices and other leading economic indicators. The index anticipates changes in the direction of the Japanese economy in the coming months. In general, increase in the index reflects that the economy is in an expansion phase, and decreasing coincident index reflects that the economy is in a contraction phase. The index is used to make official judgements on when the business cycle begins and ends. . This page provides - Japan Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
95.90 95.70 108.00 72.50 1985 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.90 May/19
Australia -0.08 May/19
Brazil -0.47 Apr/19
Canada 0.50 Mar/19
Japan 95.90 Apr/19
Mexico -1.40 Apr/19
Russia 0.20 May/19
Singapore 109.30 Mar/19
South Africa 0.70 Apr/19
South Korea 114.20 Apr/19
Turkey 1.73 May/19
United Kingdom 0.30 Apr/19
United States 127.79 Apr/19


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