Industrial production in Japan rose by 6.2 percent month-over-month in June 2021, beating market expectations of 5 percent and reversing from a final 6.5 percent fall a month earlier, a preliminary figure showed. This was the strongest pace of expansion in industrial output since July 2020, boosted by a strong economic recovery following an acceleration in the COVID-19 vaccination drive. Industries that mainly contributed to the rise were motor vehicles (22.6 percent vs -19.4 percent in May), production machinery (8.9 percent vs -6 percent), and electronic parts and devices(3.9 percent vs -0.2 percent). source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Industrial Production Mom in Japan averaged 0.39 percent from 1953 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6.90 percent in July of 2020 and a record low of -16.50 percent in March of 2011. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in Japan is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022 and 0.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.20 -6.50 6.90 -16.50 1953 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Apr 2.9% 1.7% 2.5%
2021-06-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel May -5.9% 2.9% -2.4% -2%
2021-07-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final May -6.5% 2.9% -5.9%
2021-07-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jun 6.2% -6.5% 5% 5.1%
2021-08-16 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jun -6.5%
2021-08-30 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Jul
2021-09-14 04:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Final Jul
2021-09-29 11:50 PM Industrial Production MoM Prel Aug


News Stream
Japan Industrial Output Rebounds Strongly
Industrial production in Japan rose by 6.2 percent month-over-month in June 2021, beating market expectations of 5 percent and reversing from a final 6.5 percent fall a month earlier, a preliminary figure showed. This was the strongest pace of expansion in industrial output since July 2020, boosted by a strong economic recovery following an acceleration in the COVID-19 vaccination drive. Industries that mainly contributed to the rise were motor vehicles (22.6 percent vs -19.4 percent in May), production machinery (8.9 percent vs -6 percent), and electronic parts and devices(3.9 percent vs -0.2 percent).
2021-07-30
Japan Industrial Output Falls More than Initially Anticipated
Industrial production in Japan declined by 6.5 percent month-over-month in May 2021, compared with the preliminary reading of 5.9 percent drop and after a final 2.9 percent gain a month earlier. This was the first fall in industrial output since February, amid a renewed restrictions in some parts of the country following a surge in local coronavirus infections. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-19.4 percent vs -1 percent vs April), production machinery (-6.0 percent vs 7.7 percent), and electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (-4.6 percent vs 10.4 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output surged 21.1 percent in May, the third straight month of growth, after a 15.8 percent rise in April.
2021-07-14
Japan Industrial Output Falls More than Estimated
Industrial production in Japan declined by 5.9 percent month-over-month in May 2021, worse than market consensus of a 2.4 percent fall and after a final 2.9 percent gain a month earlier. This was the first drop in industrial output since February, amid a lockdown in some parts of the country following a surge in local coronavirus cases. Industries that mainly contributed to the decrease were motor vehicles (-19.4 percent vs -1 percent vs April), production machinery (-5.9 percent vs 7.7 percent), and electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment (-4.5 percent vs 10.4 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output surged 22 percent in May, after a 15.8 percent rise in April, amid a low base effects last year.
2021-06-30
Japan Industrial Output Growth Revised Upward
Industrial production in Japan rose by 2.9 percent month-over-month in April 2021, compared with the preliminary reading of a 2.5 percent gain and after a final 1.7 percent rise a month earlier. This was the second straight month of increase in industrial output, as the economy recovered further from the coronavirus pandemic. Industries that mainly contributed to the increase were general-purpose and business-oriented machinery (15.7 percent vs -4.9 percent in March), electrical machinery, and information and communication electronics equipment, and production machinery (10.4 percent vs -4.2 percent), and production machinery (7.7 percent vs -2.8 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output jumped by 15.8 percent in April, accelerating sharply from a 3.4 percent growth in March.
2021-06-14

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.