Japan Manufacturing PMI  2008-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Markit/Nikkei Final Japan Manufacturing PMI came in at 49.5 in August of 2016, compared to the flash figure of 49.6 and the final figure of 49.3 in July. It was the 6th month of contraction in factory activity and the smallest drop since March. While output rose for the first time in six months, new orders and new export orders fell at a slower pace. At the same time, employment stabilised after having increased in each of the previous ten months and manufacturers increased their buying activity for the first time since February. Manufacturing PMI in Japan averaged 49.61 from 2008 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.50 49.30 56.20 29.60 2008 - 2016 Monthly
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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 September of 2016.


Japan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 6.00 6.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 49.30 56.20 29.60 [+]
Services Pmi 50.40 49.40 55.30 46.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -3.80 -1.50 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 2.30 6.80 -16.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.79 -1.57 29.34 -37.18 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 95.60 94.20 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
New Orders 982.87 918.33 1624.17 693.64 JPY Billion [+]
Machinery Orders 8.30 -1.40 25.50 -16.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1019.00 1458.40 6740.80 -6422.40 JPY Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 712.00 763.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 15899.74 17763.05 20288.07 43.24 JPY Billion [+]
Coincident Index 111.10 109.20 120.80 79.00 [+]
Economy Watchers Survey 45.10 41.20 57.90 15.90 [+]
Car Production 679643.00 554070.00 961994.00 249772.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 244215.00 248301.00 585449.00 83044.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 99.20 98.40 112.80 74.80 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -5.00 -4.00 46.00 -60.00 [+]
Steel Production 8885.74 8760.36 10775.00 1177.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -0.69 7.31 15.40 -16.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 5121.00 4573.00 9368.00 4218.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.47 5.47 5.50 5.36 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 6.00 10.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 34.00 30.00 34.00 13.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 76.00 80.00 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 15.00 25.00 14.00 [+]




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Australia 46.90 Aug/16
Austria 52.10 Aug/16
Brazil 46.00 Jul/16
Canada 51.90 Jul/16
China 50.00 Aug/16
Czech Republic 49.30 Jul/16
Denmark 63.28 Jul/16
Egypt 48.90 Jul/16
Euro Area 51.80 Aug/16
France 48.50 Aug/16
Germany 53.60 Aug/16
Greece 48.70 Jul/16
Hong Kong 47.20 Jul/16
Hungary 53.90 Jul/16
India 52.60 Aug/16
Indonesia 50.00 Aug/16
Ireland 51.70 Aug/16
Israel 50.10 Jul/16
Italy 51.20 Jul/16
Japan 49.50 Aug/16
Kenya 53.30 Jul/16
Lebanon 45.50 Jul/16
Malaysia 47.40 Aug/16
Mexico 50.60 Jul/16
Myanmar 47.20 Aug/16
Netherlands 53.20 Jul/16
New Zealand 55.80 Jul/16
Nigeria 44.10 Jul/16
Norway 54.80 Jul/16
Philippines 55.30 Aug/16
Poland 50.30 Jul/16
Puerto Rico 50.70 Jun/16
Russia 49.50 Jul/16
Saudi Arabia 56.00 Jul/16
Singapore 49.30 Jul/16
South Africa 52.50 Jul/16
South Korea 48.60 Aug/16
Spain 51.00 Jul/16
Sri Lanka 50.60 Jul/16
Sweden 55.40 Jul/16
Switzerland 50.10 Jul/16
Taiwan 51.80 Aug/16
Thailand 49.80 Aug/16
Turkey 47.60 Jul/16
United Arab Emirates 55.30 Jul/16
United Kingdom 48.20 Jul/16
United States 52.10 Aug/16
Vietnam 52.20 Aug/16
World 50.90 Jan/16