Producer prices in Japan rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in January 2020, following a 0.9 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 1.5 percent increase. It was the highest producer inflation rate since November 2018, boosted by cost of oil & coal (9.2 percent vs 1.2 percent); beverage & foods (1.5 percent vs 1.2 percent); production machinery (3 percent vs 2.8 percent); and electronic components & devices (0.8 percent vs 0.6 percent). Also, prices rebounded for nonferrous metals (0.5 percent vs -2.3 percent); and information & communication equipment (0.3 percent vs -0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.2 percent, after rising 0.1 percent in December.

Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.40 percent from 1961 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 33.90 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. source: Bank of Japan

Producer Prices Change 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 Producer Prices Change in Japan to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2021 and 1.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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Japan Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 0.90 33.90 -8.60 1961 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-12 11:50 PM Oct -0.4% -1.1% -0.3% -0.5%
2019-12-10 11:50 PM Nov 0.1% -0.4% 0.0% 1%
2020-01-15 11:50 PM Dec 0.9% 0.1% 0.9% 0.9%
2020-02-12 11:50 PM Jan 1.7% 0.9% 1.5% 1.4%
2020-03-11 11:50 PM Feb 1.7% 1.1%
2020-04-09 11:50 PM Mar 1.2%
2020-05-14 11:50 PM Apr
2020-06-09 11:50 PM May


News Stream
Japan Producer Inflation at 14-Month High in January
Producer prices in Japan rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in January 2020, following a 0.9 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 1.5 percent increase. It was the highest producer inflation rate since November 2018, boosted by cost of oil & coal (9.2 percent vs 1.2 percent); beverage & foods (1.5 percent vs 1.2 percent); production machinery (3 percent vs 2.8 percent); and electronic components & devices (0.8 percent vs 0.6 percent). Also, prices rebounded for nonferrous metals (0.5 percent vs -2.3 percent); and information & communication equipment (0.3 percent vs -0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.2 percent, after rising 0.1 percent in December.
2020-02-13
Japan Producer Prices Rise Further
The producer price index of Japan rose 0.9 percent year-on-year in December 2019 from a 0.1 percent increase in November, matching consensus. Prices went up further for beverage & foods (1.1 percent vs 1 percent in November), transportation equipment (1.6 percent vs 1.5 percent), and production machinery (3 percent vs 1.8 percent). Prices for petroleum products rebounded 0.9 percent after declining 8.3 percent. In contrast, inflation went down for metal products (3.3 percent vs 3.7 percent), pulp & paper (5.3 percent vs 6.8 percent), ceramics (4 percent vs 4.3 percent), and textiles (2.4 percent vs 2.5 percent). Meanwhile, prices fell for chemicals (-2.8 percent vs -3.6 percent), electrical machinery (-0.4 percent vs 0.1 percent), and nonferrous metals (-2.3 percent vs -4.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.2 percent, easing from a 1.1 percent climb.
2020-01-16
Japan Producer Inflation Rises to 6-Month High
The producer price index of Japan rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in November 2019, rebounding from a 0.4 percent decline in the previous month and slightly above market expectations of a flat reading. Prices went up further for beverage & foods (1.1 percent vs 0.9 percent); ceramic, stone & clay products (4.2 percent vs 4.1 percent); business-oriented machinery (2.7 percent vs 2.4 percent); and transportation equipment (1.4 percent vs 1.2 percent). Also, cost fell less for chemicals (-3.5 percent vs -4.2 percent); oil & coal products (-8.3 percent vs -14 percent); non-ferrous metals (-4.3 percent vs -4.6 percent); electrical machinery & equipment (-0.1 percent vs -0.5 percent); and information & communications equipment (-0.5 percent vs -1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 0.2 percent, easing from a 1.1 percent gain in the prior month.
2019-12-11
Japan Producer Prices Decline for 5th Month
The producer price index of Japan dropped by 0.4 percent year-on-year in October 2019, following a 1.1 percent decline in September and more than an expected 0.3 percent fall. It was the fifth consecutive decline in producer prices, amid trade tensions and increasing speculation of a further monetary stimulus. Cost declined primarily for petroleum & coal products (-14.1 percent vs -11.9 percent in September), on lower demand for oil; non-ferrous metals (-4.5 percent vs -4.9 percent); chemicals (-4.3 percent vs - 4.9 percent) and information & communication (-1.4 percent vs -2.7 percent). In contrast, prices rose sharply for iron & steel (2.9 percent vs 1.1 percent); production machinery (3.1 percent vs 1.5 percent), metal products (3.7 percent vs 1.9 percent) while rebounded for transport equipment (1.3 percent vs -0.5 percent). Meantime, food inflation was steady at 0.8 percent. On a monthly basis, producer prices jumped 1.1 percent after remaining unchanged in the previous month.
2019-11-13

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.