Leading Economic Index in Japan decreased to 97.90 Index Points in December from 99.10 Index Points in November of 2018. Leading Economic Index in Japan averaged 93.07 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 107.90 Index Points in April of 2006 and a record low of 72.40 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-25 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 99.6 99.6 100.5 100.5
2019-01-10 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel 99.3 99.6 99.5 99.7
2019-01-24 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 99.1 99.7 99.3 99.3
2019-02-07 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel 97.9 99.1 97.9 98.9
2019-02-25 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final 99.1 97.9 97.9
2019-03-07 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Prel
2019-03-20 05:00 AM Leading Economic Index Final


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 19.00 19.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.50 50.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.60 51.00 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.90 1.50 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 -1.00 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.90 1.50 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 104.30 106.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1025.44 1086.17 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -0.10 0.00 25.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1157.40 971.50 7611.00 -6584.40 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 666.00 622.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 18284.72 26401.12 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 102.30 102.90 107.00 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 45.60 46.80 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 763078.00 758010.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 217762.00 215152.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 97.90 99.10 107.90 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 -6.40 -5.80 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5425.00 5313.00 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 50.90 52.00 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 24.00 22.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Steel Production 8466.84 8657.90 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. Reading above 50 is seen as positive and below 50 is seen as negative. 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
97.90 99.10 107.90 72.40 1985 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -0.10 Jan/19
Australia -0.01 Jan/19
Brazil 0.21 Dec/18
Canada -0.10 Nov/18
Japan 97.90 Dec/18
Mexico 1.80 Nov/18
Russia 0.70 Jan/19
Singapore 112.00 Dec/18
South Africa -0.30 Nov/18
South Korea 113.70 Dec/18
Turkey -0.40 Dec/18
United Kingdom 0.20 Dec/18
United States 125.13 Dec/18


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