The Producer Price Index of Japan rose by 0.7 percent year-on-year in May 2019, down from an upwardly revised 1.3 percent increase in the previous month and matching market expectations. Softer inflation was mainly explained by petroleum & coal products (1.1 percent vs 4.1 percent in April); iron & steel (1.4 percent vs 1.8 percent) and general purpose machinery (1.6 percent vs 2.3 percent). In addition, prices fell for chemicals (-1.7 percent vs -0.4 percent); nonferrous metals (-6.2 percent vs -2.8 percent); electrical machinery & equipment (-1.3 percent vs -2.1 percent), information & communications equipment (-1.2 percent vs -1.4 percent), lumber & wood (-0.9 percent vs -0.7 percent) and electronic components & devices (-0.5 percent vs -0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices edged down 0.1 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent climb in the previous month 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 1.10 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 1.90 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
2019-03-12 11:50 PM PPI YoY 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 0.5%
2019-04-09 11:50 PM PPI YoY 1.3% 0.9% 1.1% 1%
2019-05-15 11:50 PM PPI YoY 1.2% 1.3% 1.1% 1.2%
2019-06-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY 0.7% 1.3% 0.7% 0.9%
2019-07-09 11:50 PM PPI YoY 0.7% 1.1%
2019-08-12 11:50 PM PPI YoY 0.9%
2019-09-11 11:50 PM PPI YoY 1%


Japan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.70 0.90 24.90 -2.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 4.10 -1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.80 101.80 102.00 17.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.60 101.60 101.60 31.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 0.90 24.70 -2.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 101.60 104.40 120.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 101.80 101.90 112.50 47.40 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 94.30 95.70 207.30 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 97.40 97.80 190.40 45.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.80 0.70 31.60 -3.70 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 99.70 99.70 102.20 25.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.20 99.10 104.40 38.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.70 1.30 33.90 -8.60 percent [+]


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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.70 1.30 33.90 -8.60 1961 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 66.90 Mar/19
Australia 1.90 Mar/19
Brazil 10.30 Mar/19
Canada 1.80 Apr/19
China 0.60 May/19
Euro Area 2.60 Apr/19
France 2.20 Apr/19
Germany 1.90 May/19
India 2.45 May/19
Indonesia 1.93 May/19
Italy 2.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.70 May/19
Mexico 3.18 May/19
Netherlands 3.17 Apr/19
Russia 8.60 May/19
Saudi Arabia 1.10 Apr/19
Singapore 0.40 Apr/19
South Africa 6.50 Apr/19
South Korea 0.40 May/19
Spain 1.10 May/19
Switzerland -0.80 May/19
Turkey 28.71 May/19
United Kingdom 1.80 May/19
United States 1.80 May/19


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