Japan Manufacturing PMI  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Nikkei Japan Flash Manufacturing PMI rose to 53.5 in February of 2017 from a final 52.7 in January and beating markets expectations of 52.1. It was the sixth straight month of expansion and the highest reading since March 2014, driven by faster rises in output, new orders, new export orders and employment while business confidence hit a record high. In February, output rose the most in three years and new orders went up at the fastest rate since March 2014. Also, new export orders increased the most since December 2013 while buying quantity rose more than in the prior month. Meantime, backlogs of work accumulated for the first time in 14 months. Manufacturing PMI in Japan averaged 49.74 from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 56.20 in January of 2014 and a record low of 29.60 in February of 2009. Manufacturing PMI in Japan is reported by Markit Economics.

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Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 10.00 6.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.50 52.70 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 114.80 115.10 122.90 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 104.80 102.60 113.70 75.10 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 1.00 -3.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 9001.66 8711.28 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 1.40 1.83 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 4741.00 5570.00 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 Manufacturing PMI Notes

The Nikkei Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.50 52.70 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2017 Monthly
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Australia 51.20 Jan/17
Austria 57.30 Jan/17
Brazil 44.00 Jan/17
Canada 53.50 Jan/17
China 51.00 Jan/17
Czech Republic 55.70 Jan/17
Denmark 59.90 Jan/17
Egypt 43.30 Jan/17
Euro Area 55.50 Feb/17
France 52.30 Feb/17
Germany 57.00 Feb/17
Greece 46.60 Jan/17
Hong Kong 49.90 Jan/17
Hungary 56.50 Jan/17
India 50.40 Jan/17
Indonesia 50.40 Jan/17
Ireland 55.50 Jan/17
Israel 62.60 Jan/17
Italy 53.00 Jan/17
Japan 53.50 Feb/17
Kenya 52.00 Jan/17
Lebanon 47.70 Jan/17
Malaysia 48.60 Jan/17
Mexico 50.80 Jan/17
Myanmar 51.70 Jan/17
Netherlands 56.50 Jan/17
New Zealand 51.60 Jan/17
Nigeria 48.20 Jan/17
Norway 51.40 Jan/17
Philippines 52.70 Jan/17
Poland 54.80 Jan/17
Puerto Rico 46.10 Dec/16
Russia 54.70 Jan/17
Saudi Arabia 56.70 Jan/17
Singapore 51.00 Jan/17
South Africa 50.90 Jan/17
South Korea 49.00 Jan/17
Spain 55.60 Jan/17
Sri Lanka 56.20 Jan/17
Sweden 62.00 Jan/17
Switzerland 54.60 Jan/17
Taiwan 55.60 Jan/17
Thailand 50.60 Jan/17
Turkey 48.70 Jan/17
United Arab Emirates 55.30 Jan/17
United Kingdom 55.90 Jan/17
United States 54.30 Feb/17
Vietnam 51.90 Jan/17
World 50.90 Jan/16