Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, unexpectedly dropped by 8.5 percent month-over-month in February of 2021, missing market expectations of a 2.8 percent gain and after a 4.5 percent fall a month earlier. This was the second straight month of decline in machinery orders, as orders declined further for both manufacturing (-5.5 percent vs -4.2 percent in January) and non-manufacturing (-10.9 percent vs -8.9 percent). On a yearly basis, core machinery orders fell by 7.1 percent in February, also missing forecasts of a 2.3 percent growth and after a 1.5 percent rise in January. source: Cabinet Office, Japan

Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.25 percent from 1987 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in October of 1996 and a record low of -16.80 percent in September of 2018. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Machinery Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Machinery Orders - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Machinery Orders in Japan is expected to be 5.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Machinery Orders in Japan to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Machinery Orders is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Machinery Orders

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8.50 -4.50 25.50 -16.80 1987 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-14 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Jan 1.5% 11.8% -0.2% 0.0%
2021-03-14 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Jan -4.5% 5.2% -5.5% -4.8%
2021-04-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Feb -8.5% -4.5% 2.8% 2.4%
2021-04-13 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Feb -7.1% 1.5% 2.3% 2.1%
2021-05-19 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Mar -8.5%
2021-05-19 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Mar -7.1%
2021-06-09 11:50 PM Machinery Orders MoM Apr
2021-06-09 11:50 PM Machinery Orders YoY Apr


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Japan Machinery Orders Unexpectedly Fall
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, unexpectedly dropped by 8.5 percent month-over-month in February of 2021, missing market expectations of a 2.8 percent gain and after a 4.5 percent fall a month earlier. This was the second straight month of decline in machinery orders, as orders declined further for both manufacturing (-5.5 percent vs -4.2 percent in January) and non-manufacturing (-10.9 percent vs -8.9 percent). On a yearly basis, core machinery orders fell by 7.1 percent in February, also missing forecasts of a 2.3 percent growth and after a 1.5 percent rise in January.
2021-04-13
Japan Machinery Orders Fall for First Month in Four
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, dropped 4.5 percent in January of 2021 from the previous month, following a 5.2 percent gain in the prior period and compared to market expectations of a 5.5 percent fall. It was the first drop in four months, as both manufacturing (-4.2 percent vs 10.3 percent in December) and non-manufacturing orders (-8.9 percent vs 4.9 percent) decreased. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders increased 1.5 percent after rising 11.8 percent in December and compared to market expectations of a 0.2 percent drop.
2021-03-15
Japan Machinery Orders Rise Further
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rose 5.2 percent month-over-month in December 2020 after rising 1.5 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 6.2 percent fall. Non-manufacturing orders advanced 4.3 percent after increasing 5.6 percent. In contrast, manufacturing orders rebounded 12.2 percent, following a 2.4 percent drop in the prior month. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders rebounded 11.8 percent after plunging 11.3 percent in November and compared to market expectations of a 3 percent slump.
2021-02-16
Japan Machinery Orders Unexpectedly Grow 1.5% MoM
Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those for ships and from electric power companies, rose 1.5 percent month-over-month in November 2020 after surging 17.1 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 6.2 percent fall. Non-manufacturing orders advanced 5.6 percent after increasing 13.8 percent, dragged mainly by transportation (-43.2 percent) and finance & insurance (-33.3 percent). In contrast, manufacturing orders dropped 2.4, following an 11.4 percent rise in the prior month. On a yearly basis, core machinery orders plunged 11.3 percent after a 2.8 percent increase in October and compared to market expectations of a 15.4 percent slump.
2021-01-13

Japan Machinery Orders
In Japan, Machinery Orders refers to the month-over-month change of the private sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies.