Producer prices in Japan rose by 6.3% yoy in August 2021, beating market consensus of 5.9% and after an upwardly revised 5.8% growth a month earlier. This was the 7th straight month of producer price inflation and the highest reading since September 2008, amid surging commodity prices. Cost increased for beverages & foods (2.9% vs 3% in July), chemicals (12.7% vs 12.5%), petroleum & coal products (32.4% vs 31.3%), iron & steel (17.8% vs 16.4%), metal products (2.5% vs 1.5%), non-ferrous metals (27% vs 28%), production machinery (0.4% vs 0.4%), other manufacturing industry (0.7% vs 0.7%) and electronic components (1.6% vs 1%). At the same time, there was a rebound in both cost of electrical machinery (0.3% vs flat reading) and general machinery (0.6% vs -0.4%). In contrast, prices fell further for both transportation equipment (-0.2% vs -0.3%) and information (-1.4% vs -1.7%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.3%, after an upwardly revised 0.1% gain in July. source: Bank of Japan

Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.38 percent from 1961 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 33.80 percent in February of 1974 and a record low of -8.60 percent in August of 2009. This page provides - Japan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Producer Prices Change in Japan is expected to be 6.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2022 and 1.80 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Producer Prices Change


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-12 11:50 PM Aug 5.5% 5.6% 5.6% 5.8%
2021-10-11 11:50 PM Sep 6.3% 5.8% 5.9% 5.7%
2021-11-11 11:50 PM Oct 6.3%


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Japan Producer Prices Rise the Most in Nearly 13 Years
Producer prices in Japan rose by 6.3% yoy in August 2021, beating market consensus of 5.9% and after an upwardly revised 5.8% growth a month earlier. This was the 7th straight month of producer price inflation and the highest reading since September 2008, amid surging commodity prices. Cost increased for beverages & foods (2.9% vs 3% in July), chemicals (12.7% vs 12.5%), petroleum & coal products (32.4% vs 31.3%), iron & steel (17.8% vs 16.4%), metal products (2.5% vs 1.5%), non-ferrous metals (27% vs 28%), production machinery (0.4% vs 0.4%), other manufacturing industry (0.7% vs 0.7%) and electronic components (1.6% vs 1%). At the same time, there was a rebound in both cost of electrical machinery (0.3% vs flat reading) and general machinery (0.6% vs -0.4%). In contrast, prices fell further for both transportation equipment (-0.2% vs -0.3%) and information (-1.4% vs -1.7%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.3%, after an upwardly revised 0.1% gain in July.
2021-10-12
Japan Producer Price Inflation Hovers Near 13-Year High
Producer prices in Japan rose by 5.5% yoy in August 2021, compared with market consensus and July's nearly 13-year high figure of a 5.6% gain. This was the sixth straight month of producer price inflation, amid surging commodity prices. Cost increased further for beverages & foods (2.9% vs 2.5% in July), chemicals (12.2% vs 11.7%), petroleum & coal products (31.5% vs 38.7%), iron & steel (13.1% vs 12.2%), metal products (1.4% vs 1.1%), non-ferrous metals (28% vs 32.3%), production machinery (0.2% vs 0.2%), other manufacturing industry products (0.4% vs 0.3%) and electronic components (0.8% vs 0.9%). In contrast, prices fell further for transportation equipment (-0.3% vs -0.2%), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.5% vs -0.4%), general machinery (-0.3% vs -0.4%), and information (-2.2% vs -2.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices were flat after gaining 1.1% in July.
2021-09-13
Japan Producer Prices Rise for 4th Month
Producer prices in Japan rose by 5% yoy in June 2021, after an upwardly revised 5.1% gain a month earlier, above market consensus of 4.7%. This was the fourth straight month of producer price inflation, amid surging commodity prices. There were rises in cost of beverages & foods (1.9% vs 2.2% in May), chemicals (9.7% vs 9%), petroleum & coal products (42% vs 53.5%), iron & steel (9.3% vs 7%), metal products (0.2% vs 0.3%), non-ferrous metals (37.6% vs 41.6%), production machinery (0.8% vs -0.3%), and other manufacturing industry products (0.3% vs 0.1%). Meantime, prices of electronic components were flat for the second month in a row. In contrast, cost fell for transportation equipment (-0.1% vs -0.1%), electrical machinery & equipment (-0.6% vs -0.8%), general machinery (-0.1% vs -1%), and information (-2% vs -2.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.6%, after an upwardly revised 0.8% rise in May.
2021-07-11

Japan Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Producer Prices 106.40 points Sep/21 106.10 112.50 47.40
Export Prices 99.90 points Sep/21 99.60 207.30 84.10
Import Prices 108.20 points Sep/21 106.50 190.40 45.90
Producer Prices Change 6.30 percent Sep/21 5.80 33.80 -8.60
Inflation Expectations 0.70 percent Sep/21 0.60 1.50 0.30


Japan Producer Prices Change
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.