Producer prices in Japan rose by 0.2% year-on-year in January 2024, the same pace as in the prior month and above market forecasts of a 0.1% gain. Producer inflation remained at its lowest level since February 2021, amid falls in the cost of iron & steel (-3.3% vs -3.4% in December), chemicals (-1.1% vs -1.5%), and plastics (-0.2% vs flat reading). At the same time, prices eased for beverages & food (4.4% vs 4.5%), metal products (4.1% vs 4.9%), other manufacturing industries (5.9% vs 6.2%), non-ferrous metals (3.2% vs 4.4%), and general-purpose machinery (3.6% vs 3.7%). Concurrently, inflation was unchanged for business-oriented machinery (at 3.8%) and information (at 1.2%) while prices accelerated for transport equipment (2.2% vs 2.0%), petroleum & coal (6.6% vs 4.6%), electrical machinery (4.4% vs 4.0%), and production machinery (5.3% vs 4.9%). Monthly, prices were flat after growing 0.3% in December. source: Bank of Japan

Producer Prices in Japan increased 0.20 percent in January of 2024 over the same month in the previous year. Producer Prices Change in Japan averaged 1.58 percent from 1961 until 2024, 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. Japan Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2024.

Producer Prices in Japan increased 0.20 percent in January of 2024 over the same month in the previous year. Producer Prices Change in Japan is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Producer Prices Change


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2024-01-15 11:50 PM
PPI YoY
Dec 0% 0.3% -0.3% -0.2%
2024-02-12 11:50 PM
PPI YoY
Jan 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
2024-03-11 11:50 PM
PPI YoY
Feb 0.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Producer Prices 120.10 120.10 points Jan 2024
Export Prices 134.90 133.50 points Jan 2024
Import Prices 162.40 162.00 points Jan 2024
Producer Prices Change 0.20 0.20 percent Jan 2024
Inflation Expectations 2.40 2.50 percent Dec 2023

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.20 33.90 -8.60 1961 - 2024 percent Monthly
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Japan Producer Prices Rise More than Expected
Producer prices in Japan rose by 0.2% year-on-year in January 2024, the same pace as in the prior month and above market forecasts of a 0.1% gain. Producer inflation remained at its lowest level since February 2021, amid falls in the cost of iron & steel (-3.3% vs -3.4% in December), chemicals (-1.1% vs -1.5%), and plastics (-0.2% vs flat reading). At the same time, prices eased for beverages & food (4.4% vs 4.5%), metal products (4.1% vs 4.9%), other manufacturing industries (5.9% vs 6.2%), non-ferrous metals (3.2% vs 4.4%), and general-purpose machinery (3.6% vs 3.7%). Concurrently, inflation was unchanged for business-oriented machinery (at 3.8%) and information (at 1.2%) while prices accelerated for transport equipment (2.2% vs 2.0%), petroleum & coal (6.6% vs 4.6%), electrical machinery (4.4% vs 4.0%), and production machinery (5.3% vs 4.9%). Monthly, prices were flat after growing 0.3% in December.
2024-02-13
Japan Producer Prices Unexpectedly Flatten
Producer prices in Japan unexpectedly showed no growth year-on-year in December 2023, beating market forecasts of a 0.3% drop and after a 0.3% growth in the previous month. Prices of plastics were flat after rising 0.3% in November. At the same time, cost continued to rise for transport equipment (1.9% vs 2.2% in November), beverages & food (4.4% vs 4.4%), petroleum & coal (4.6% vs 3.7%), electrical machinery (3.6% vs 3.7%), metal products (4.5% vs 5.6%), other manufacturing industry (5.9% vs 6.1%), non-ferrous metals (4.3% vs 4.6%), production machinery (4.4% vs 3.9%), general-purpose machinery (3.6% vs 3.7%), business-oriented machinery (3.7% vs 3.5%) and information (1.0% vs 1.4%). By contrast, prices fell further for iron & steel (-3.4% vs -3.9%) and chemicals (-1.5% vs -1.8%). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose by 0.3% in December, the same pace as an upwardly revised figure in November.
2024-01-15
Japan Producer Inflation Tops Forecast
Producer prices in Japan rose 0.3% year-on-year in November 2023, slowing from an upwardly revised 0.9% gain in October but coming in above market expectations for a 0.1% rise. This was the lowest producer inflation since a deflation in February 2021, marking the 11th straight month of a slowdown in the reading. Price growth slowed for beverages & food (4% in Nov vs 5% in Oct), pulp, paper & related products (8.9% vs 10.7%), plastic products (0.2% vs 0.8%), metal products (5.4% vs 6%) and agriculture, forestry & fishery products (2.3% vs 3.5%), among others. Moreover, prices fell for lumber & wood products (-16.7%), chemicals & related products (-1.9%), iron & steel (-4.1%), minerals (-10.3%) and electric power, gas & water (-24.5%). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.2% in November, reversing from an upwardly revised 0.3% decline in October.
2023-12-12