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

Japan's core machinery orders, which exclude those of ships and electrical equipment, increased by 6.7 percent month-over-month in December 2016, following a 5.1 percent drop in November and better than market expectations of a 3.1 percent. It was the biggest increase since June, as orders for non-manufacturing rose by 10.1 percent (12.3 percent in November), boosted by higher orders for wholesale and retail trade (10.4 percent), transportation and postal services (60.9 percent) and information services (4.1 percent) and construction (16.9 percent). Also, orders for manufacturing rose 1 percent, mainly driven by chemicals (71.8 percent) and petroleum and coal products (102.2 percent). Compared with a year earlier, core orders rose by 6.7 percent, versus expectations of an 4.6 percent gain. In 2016, orders went up 1.7 percent. Machinery Orders in Japan averaged 0.28 percent from 1987 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in October of 1996 and a record low of -16.40 percent in May of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-15 11:50 PM Nov -5.1% 4.1% -1.7% -1%
2017-02-08 11:50 PM Dec 6.7% -5.1% 3.1% 1%
2017-02-08 11:50 PM Dec 6.7% 10.4% 4.6%
2017-03-12 11:50 PM Jan -1.61%
2017-03-12 11:50 PM Jan 6.7% -1.61%
2017-04-10 11:50 PM Feb 0.29%




Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 10.00 6.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.70 52.40 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 51.90 52.30 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 4.60 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 1.50 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.17 4.62 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 99.20 101.00 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 1183.70 1105.41 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 6.70 -5.10 25.50 -16.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1396.90 2894.30 7614.90 -6580.60 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 605.00 710.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 16963.94 18263.88 20288.07 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 115.20 115.10 122.90 78.50 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 49.80 51.40 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 681032.00 730322.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 229100.00 227766.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 105.20 102.60 113.70 75.10 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 1.00 -3.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 8711.28 8618.01 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 1.40 1.83 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5570.00 5176.00 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 52.30 52.80 54.10 46.30 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 32.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 75.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 20.00 18.00 25.00 14.00 [+]



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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 -5.10 25.50 -16.40 1987 - 2016 percent Monthly
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