Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rose 5.2 percent month-over-month in December 2020 after rising 1.5 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 6.2 percent fall. Non-manufacturing orders advanced 4.3 percent after increasing 5.6 percent. In contrast, manufacturing orders rebounded 12.2 percent, following a 2.4 percent drop in the prior month. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders rebounded 11.8 percent after plunging 11.3 percent in November and compared to market expectations of a 3 percent slump. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.28 percent from 1987 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in October of 1996 and a record low of -16.80 percent in September of 2018. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Machinery Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Machinery Orders - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Machinery Orders in Japan is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Machinery Orders in Japan to stand at 2.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Machinery Orders is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Machinery Orders

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.20 1.50 25.50 -16.80 1987 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Nov 1.5% 17.1% -6.2% -7%
2021-01-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Nov -11.3% 2.8% -15.4% -16%
2021-02-16 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Dec 5.2% 1.5% -6.2% -4%
2021-02-16 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Dec 11.8% -11.3% -3% -5%
2021-03-14 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Jan 5.2% 1.7%
2021-03-14 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Jan 11.8% 2%
2021-04-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Feb
2021-04-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Feb


News Stream
Japan Machinery Orders Rise Further
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rose 5.2 percent month-over-month in December 2020 after rising 1.5 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 6.2 percent fall. Non-manufacturing orders advanced 4.3 percent after increasing 5.6 percent. In contrast, manufacturing orders rebounded 12.2 percent, following a 2.4 percent drop in the prior month. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders rebounded 11.8 percent after plunging 11.3 percent in November and compared to market expectations of a 3 percent slump.
2021-02-16
Japan Machinery Orders Unexpectedly Grow 1.5% MoM
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rose 1.5 percent month-over-month in November 2020 after surging 17.1 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 6.2 percent fall. Non-manufacturing orders advanced 5.6 percent after increasing 13.8 percent, dragged mainly by transportation (-43.2 percent) and finance & insurance (-33.3 percent). In contrast, manufacturing orders dropped 2.4, following an 11.4 percent rise in the prior month. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders plunged 11.3 percent after a 2.8 percent increase in October and compared to market expectations of a 15.4 percent slump.
2021-01-13
Japan Machinery Orders Beat Expectations
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rebounded a sharp 17.1 percent month-over-month in October of 2020 after declining 4.4 percent in the previous month, and compared to market expectations of a 2.8 percent fall. It was the largest increase since November of 1996. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders rebounded 2.8 percent after an 11.5 percent decline in September and compared to market expectations of an 11.3 percent drop.
2020-12-09
Japan Machinery Orders Sink More than Expected
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, declined 4.4 percent month-over-month in September of 2020 after rising 0.2 percent in the previous month, and compared to market expectations of a 0.7 percent fall. It was the sharpest decrease in four months. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders fell 11.5 percent after a 15.2 percent decline in August and compared to market expectations of an 11.6 percent drop.
2020-11-12

Japan Machinery Orders
In Japan, Machinery Orders refers to the month-over-month change of the private sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies.