Japan Business Confidence

Business Confidence in Japan decreased to 12 in the second quarter of 2014 from 17 in the first quarter of 2014. Business Confidence in Japan averaged -0.48 from 1983 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 53 in the second quarter of 1989 and a record low of -58 in the first quarter of 2009. Business Confidence in Japan is reported by the Bank of Japan.

   
 
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Japan Business Confidence


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.00 17.00 53.00 -58.00 1983 - 2014 Quarterly
In Japan, the quarterly Tankan Index of Sentiment at Large Manufacturers covers about 1,200 companies with capital over 1 billion Yen. The survey is done by mail or e-mail and asks participants to evaluate current trends and conditions in the business place and their respective industries as well as their expected business activities for the next quarter and year. The indicator is calculated by subtracting the percentage share of enterprises responding on the negative side from the share giving positive assessments. The index varies on a scale of -100 to 100 such that a value above zero indicates business optimism, a value below zero pessimism and 0 indicates neutrality. This page provides - Japan Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-10-01 12:50 AM Japan
Tankan Large Manufacturing Index
Q3 2013 12 4 7 11.98
2013-12-15 11:50 PM Japan
Tankan Large Manufacturing Index
Q4 2013 16 12 15 19.05
2014-04-01 12:50 AM Japan
Tankan Large Manufacturing Index
Q1 2014 17 16 18 17
2014-07-01 12:50 AM Japan
Tankan Large Manufacturers Index
Q2 2014 12 17 15 10
2014-10-09 12:50 AM Japan
Tankan Large Manufacturers Index
Q3 2014 12


Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 17.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.50 51.50 56.20 29.60 [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 1.00 33.10 -38.60 Percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -3.30 0.70 6.85 -16.46 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.19 0.96 29.34 -37.18 Percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 102.30 103.00 122.00 62.70 Index Points [+]
Leading Economic Index 104.80 106.50 113.90 77.10 Index Points [+]
New Orders 837.49 1013.83 1624.18 702.28 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders -19.50 -9.12 25.52 -19.50 Percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5615.30 -3399.40 6581.40 -6618.80 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 865.00 834.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 17455.24 16190.78 17455.24 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 111.30 111.10 117.30 78.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 47.70 45.10 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Registrations 229037.00 178653.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]





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