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. Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.40 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.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be 0.40 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 0.50 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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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-08-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jul 1.3% -3.3% 0.3% 1.5%
2019-09-13 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jul 1.3% -3.3% 1.3% 1.3%
2019-09-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Aug -1.2% 1.3% -1.2% -0.3%
2019-10-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Aug -1.2% 1.3% -1.2% -1.2%
2019-10-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Sep -1.2% -0.4%
2019-11-15 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Sep -1.2%
2019-11-28 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Oct -3%


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 7.00 53.00 -58.00 Index Points [+]
Services Pmi 52.80 53.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.90 49.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Industrial Production -4.70 0.70 30.00 -37.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.20 1.30 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.70 0.70 29.30 -37.20 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.30 102.30 136.10 68.60 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1170.77 1053.95 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -2.40 -6.60 25.50 -17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2007.90 2299.30 7613.70 -6589.80 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 702.00 678.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 23232.47 22244.02 26401.12 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 99.30 99.70 106.90 69.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 46.70 42.80 57.50 18.90 [+]
Car Production 774265.00 696692.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 300280.00 201903.00 585449.00 83044.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 91.70 93.70 108.00 72.50 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 -1.00 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 1.90 6.10 12.80 -25.33 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 21.00 23.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Reuters Tankan Index -5.00 -7.00 39.00 -78.00 Index Points [+]
Machine Tool Orders 98956.00 88487.00 182860.00 19037.00 JPY Million [+]
Mining Production -8.90 -0.70 16.20 -16.10 percent [+]
Tertiary Industry Index 107.30 106.90 107.30 73.20 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 8115.55 8386.66 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 4654.00 5000.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
All Industry Activity Index 106.20 106.00 108.70 94.20 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.27 82.47 82.47 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.50 51.90 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 [+]


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. 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. Japan Industrial Production MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.20 1.30 6.80 -16.50 1953 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -2.80 Aug/19
Australia 1.20 Jun/19
Brazil 0.80 Aug/19
Canada -0.84 Jul/19
China 0.72 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.40 Aug/19
France -0.90 Aug/19
Germany 0.30 Aug/19
India -3.70 Aug/19
Indonesia 7.20 Aug/19
Italy 0.30 Aug/19
Japan -1.20 Aug/19
Mexico 0.80 Aug/19
Netherlands 0.80 Aug/19
Russia 2.70 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -2.90 Dec/18
Singapore -7.50 Aug/19
South Africa 1.30 Aug/19
South Korea -1.40 Aug/19
Spain 0.90 Aug/19
Switzerland 1.10 Jun/19
Turkey -2.80 Aug/19
United Kingdom -0.60 Aug/19
United States -0.40 Sep/19


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