Japan Business Confidence 1983-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Business Confidence in Japan increased to 13 in the third quarter of 2014 from 12 in the second quarter of 2014. Business Confidence in Japan averaged -0.38 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
13.00 12.00 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. Content for - Japan Business Confidence - was last refreshed on Friday, November 28, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-04-01 12:50 AM
Tankan Large Manufacturing Index  Q1 2014
17 16 18 17
2014-07-01 12:50 AM
Tankan Large Manufacturers Index  Q2 2014
12 17 15 10
2014-10-01 12:50 AM
Tankan Large Manufacturers Index  Q3 2014
13 12.00 10.0 11


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 13.00 12.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.10 52.40 56.20 29.60 [+]
Industrial Production -1.00 0.80 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 2.90 6.85 -16.46 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.78 -3.26 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.90 96.40 122.00 62.70 Index Points [+]
Leading Economic Index 105.60 104.40 113.90 77.10 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1025.24 858.55 1624.18 702.28 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 2.90 4.70 25.52 -19.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 535.40 -5753.10 6581.40 -6618.80 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 800.00 827.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 16385.98 17455.24 17455.24 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 109.80 108.30 117.30 78.30 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 44.00 47.40 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Registrations 206683.00 268435.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Services Pmi 52.40 52.50 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]


Business Confidence Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 4.00 Nov/14 5.00 21.10 -31.60 [+]
Brazil 44.80 Nov/14 45.80 68.50 44.80 [+]
Canada 51.20 Oct/14 58.60 75.00 36.10 [+]
China 119.00 Aug/14 121.40 143.10 91.70 [+]
Euro Area 0.18 Nov/14 0.06 1.50 -3.77 [+]
France 99.00 Nov/14 98.00 116.80 70.10 [+]
Germany 104.70 Nov/14 103.20 115.40 84.60 [+]
India 57.40 Aug/14 53.70 71.80 45.70 [+]
Indonesia 107.24 Aug/14 106.00 122.50 95.12 [+]
Italy 96.30 Nov/14 96.10 118.92 70.70 [+]
Japan 13.00 Aug/14 12.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Mexico 54.49 Oct/14 53.05 62.30 41.20 [+]
Netherlands 2.40 Nov/14 2.00 9.40 -23.50 [+]
Russia -6.00 Oct/14 -6.00 7.00 -20.00 [+]
South Korea 75.00 Nov/14 72.00 119.00 35.00 [+]
Spain -5.20 Nov/14 -6.80 6.70 -38.00 [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Nov/14 -0.50 2.87 -2.10 [+]
Turkey 102.70 Nov/14 106.90 123.30 52.00 [+]
United Kingdom 8.00 Nov/14 19.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
United States 59.00 Oct/14 56.60 77.50 29.40 percent [+]