The Producer Price Index of Japan declined by 0.6 percent year-on-year in July 2019, following a 0.1 percent drop in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent fall, This was the biggest yearly decrease in producer prices since December 2016, amid further fall in cost of chemicals (-3.7% vs -2.5%), petroleum products (-8.2% vs -5.7%), non-ferrous metals (-6.7% vs -9.4%), business oriented machinery (-0.8% vs -0.6%), electronic components & devices (-0.2% vs -0.5%), electrical machinery & equipment (-1.4% vs -1.3%), and transport equipment (-0.3% vs -0.2%). In addition, prices slowed for beverages & foods (0.9% vs 1.1%), and plastic products (0.7% vs 1.4%). Meanwhile, prices went up slightly faster for iron & steel (1.2% vs 1.1%), metal products (2.1% vs 2%), and production machinery (1.3% vs 1.2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices were flat in July, after a 0.5 percent drop in June. Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.41 percent from 1961 until 2019, 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.

Producer Prices Change in Japan is expected to be -0.30 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 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-15 11:50 PM PPI YoY Apr 1.2% 1.3% 1.1% 1.2%
2019-06-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY May 0.7% 1.3% 0.7% 0.9%
2019-07-09 11:50 PM PPI YoY Jun -0.1% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
2019-08-12 11:50 PM PPI YoY Jul -0.6% -0.1% -0.5% -0.8%
2019-09-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY Aug -0.6% -0.5%
2019-10-09 11:50 PM PPI YoY Sep -0.3%
2019-11-12 11:50 PM PPI YoY Oct 1.8%


Japan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.70 0.70 24.90 -2.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.00 4.10 -1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.60 101.80 102.00 17.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.60 101.80 101.80 31.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.60 0.80 24.70 -2.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.50 101.60 120.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 101.20 101.20 112.50 47.40 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 92.80 93.20 207.30 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 93.50 95.40 190.40 45.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 0.80 31.60 -3.70 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 99.70 99.70 102.20 25.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 98.30 99.20 104.40 38.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.60 -0.10 33.90 -8.60 percent [+]
Tokyo Cpi 101.50 101.60 104.30 31.30 Index Points [+]


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. This page provides - Japan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 -0.10 33.90 -8.60 1961 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 59.30 Jun/19
Australia 2.00 Jun/19
Brazil 6.50 Jul/19
Canada -1.70 Jun/19
China -0.30 Jul/19
Euro Area 0.70 Jun/19
France 0.80 May/19
Germany 1.20 Jun/19
India 1.08 Jul/19
Indonesia 1.93 May/19
Italy 0.90 Jun/19
Japan -0.60 Jul/19
Mexico 3.18 May/19
Netherlands 0.57 Jun/19
Russia 1.10 Jul/19
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Jun/19
Singapore -5.20 Jun/19
South Africa 5.80 Jun/19
South Korea 0.10 Jun/19
Spain -0.60 Jun/19
Switzerland -1.70 Jul/19
Turkey 21.66 Jul/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Jul/19
United States 1.70 Jul/19


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