Japan Machinery Orders  1987-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Core machinery orders in Japan, which exclude those of ships and electrical equipment, rose 1.4 percent month-over-month in March of 2017, following a 1.5 percent increase in February and below market consensus of 2.1 percent. Orders for manufacturing went up at a slower 0.6 percent, compared to a 6 percent increase in a month earlier, driven by non-ferrous metals (+862.5 percent). Of the 17 manufacturing industries, 10 declined while 7 rose. Orders for non-manufacturing dropped 3.9 percent, shrinking from a 1.8 percent growth in the previous period. Year-on-year, machinery orders declined by 0.7 percent, retreating from a 5.6 percent rise in February. Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.28 percent from 1987 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in October of 1996 and a record low of -15.80 percent in October of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-11 11:50 PM Feb 1.5% -3.2% 3.7% 2.3%
2017-05-16 11:50 PM Mar 1.4% 1.5% 2.1% 1.9%
2017-05-16 11:50 PM Apr -0.7% 5.6% 0.6% 0.5%
2017-06-08 11:50 PM Apr 1.4% -0.38%
2017-06-08 11:50 PM Apr -0.7% -0.38%
2017-07-10 11:50 PM May -0.01%




Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 10.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.00 52.70 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 52.20 52.90 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 4.66 30.00 -37.18 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.90 3.20 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.50 4.66 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.80 101.40 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 947.43 1019.16 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 1.40 1.50 25.50 -15.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -88.90 1041.20 7618.40 -6581.50 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 680.00 786.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 20757.91 16963.94 20757.91 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 114.40 115.20 120.60 77.90 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 48.10 47.40 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 806967.00 734560.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 195874.00 398048.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 105.50 104.70 112.60 75.20 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 5.00 1.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 8885.38 8339.93 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 3.80 -1.30 11.20 -25.33 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.30 -0.70 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing Pmi 20.00 18.00 57.00 -41.00 [+]
Cement Production 5349.00 4814.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.48 5.47 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.60 52.90 54.10 46.30 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 32.00 34.00 13.00 [+]


Japan Machinery Orders Notes

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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.40 1.50 25.50 -15.80 1987 - 2017 percent Monthly
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