Japan Industrial Production

Industrial Production in Japan increased 7 percent in February of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry. Industrial Production in Japan averaged 1.51 Percent from 1979 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 33.10 Percent in February of 2010 and a record low of -38.60 Percent in February of 2009. In Japan, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - Japan Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 10.30 33.10 -38.60 6.90 | 2014/02 1979 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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Japan Industrial Production
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-02-27 11:50 PM Japan
Industrial Production YoY - Prel
Jan 2014 10.6% 7.1% 5.5%
2014-03-14 04:30 AM Japan
Industrial Production YoY-Final
Jan 2014 10.3% 7.1% 10.6% 10.6%
2014-03-31 12:50 AM Japan
Industrial Production YoY - Prel
Feb 2014 6.9% 10.3% 9.96%
2014-04-16 05:30 AM Japan
Industrial Production YoY-Final
Feb 2014 7.0% 10.3% 6.9% 6.9%
2014-04-30 12:50 AM Japan
Industrial Production YoY - Prel
Mar 2014 7.0% 11.81%
2014-05-16 05:30 AM Japan
Industrial Production YoY - Final
Mar 2014 7.0%
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Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Bankruptcies 814.00 2014-03-15 782.00 1965.00 6.00 796.24 2014-04-30 Companies [+]
Capacity Utilization 104.90 2014-02-15 107.70 122.00 62.70 104.59 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Car Registrations 417136.00 2014-03-15 300007.00 585449.00 83044.00 229135.50 2014-04-30 Cars [+]
Changes in Inventories -2780.10 2013-11-15 -2902.10 6581.40 -6618.80 -2803.55 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 113.00 2014-02-15 114.90 117.30 78.30 114.47 2014-03-31 [+]
Corporate Profits 16190.78 2013-11-15 12973.51 16667.17 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 57.90 2014-03-15 53.00 57.90 15.90 58.84 2014-04-30 [+]
Industrial Production Mom -2.31 2014-02-15 3.80 6.85 -16.46 0.25 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Leading Composite Index 108.90 2014-02-15 113.50 113.90 77.10 112.51 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Machinery Orders -8.77 2014-02-15 13.36 25.52 -15.78 -1.06 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.90 2014-03-15 55.50 56.20 29.60 56.23 2014-04-30 [+]
Manufacturing Production 7.10 2014-02-15 10.60 29.34 -37.18 5.69 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
New Orders 862.45 2014-02-15 1073.95 1624.18 702.28 1023.50 2014-02-28 JPY Billion [+]
Industrial Production 7.00 2014-02-28 10.30 33.10 -38.60 6.90 2014-02-28 Percent [+]
Business Confidence 17.00 2014-03-31 16.00 53.00 -58.00 10.00 2014-06-30 [+]
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Industrial Production | Notes
The data given on this page shows a year over year change in a seasonally adjusted Industrial Production Index. Industrial Production Index is an economic indicator that measures changes in output for the manufacturing, mining, and utilities. Although these sectors contribute only a small portion of GDP, they are highly sensitive to interest rates and consumer demand. This makes Industrial Production an important tool for forecasting future GDP and economic performance. Industrial Production figures are also used by central banks to measure inflation, as high levels of industrial production can lead to uncontrolled levels of consumption and rapid inflation.


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