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Economic Calendar and indicators of Japan

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.6% 3 Q 2017 0.3% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2.7% Nov 2017 2.8% Monthly
CPI y/y 0.6% Nov 2017 0.2% Monthly
BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1% -0.1%
Trade Balance ¥113.4 B Nov 2017 ¥285.4 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Date Time, Currency Event Actual Forecast Previous
14 January, Sunday 23:50 JPY BoJ M2 Money Stock y/y 3.6% 4.0% 4.0%
15 January, Monday 00:30 JPY BoJ Governor Kuroda Speech
15 January, Monday 23:50 JPY BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index m/m 0.2% 0.3% 0.5%
15 January, Monday 23:50 JPY BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index y/y 3.1% 3.2% 3.6%
16 January, Tuesday 04:30 JPY Tertiary Industry Activity Index m/m 1.1% 0.0% 0.3%
16 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Core Machinery Orders m/m -1.3% 5.0%
16 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Core Machinery Orders y/y 0.3% 2.3%
17 January, Wednesday 23:50 JPY Foreign Bond Investment ¥173 B
17 January, Wednesday 23:50 JPY Foreign Investment in Japan Stocks ¥597.9 B
18 January, Thursday 03:45 JPY 30-Year JGB Auction 0.848%
18 January, Thursday 04:30 JPY Industrial Production m/m 1.3% 0.6%
18 January, Thursday 04:30 JPY Industrial Production y/y 1.9% 3.7%
18 January, Thursday 04:30 JPY Capacity Utilization Rate 0.1% 0.2%
19 January, Friday 20:30 JPY CFTC JPY Non-Commercial Net Positions -116.2 K -125.5 K
23 January, Tuesday 02:30 JPY BoJ Monetary Policy Statement
23 January, Tuesday 02:30 JPY BoJ Outlook Report
23 January, Tuesday 02:30 JPY BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1%
23 January, Tuesday 04:30 JPY All Industry Activity Index m/m -0.5% 0.3%
23 January, Tuesday 06:30 JPY BoJ Press Conference
23 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Adjusted Trade Balance ¥261.7 B ¥364.1 B
23 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Trade Balance ¥443.9 B ¥113.4 B
23 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Imports y/y 22.1% 17.2%
23 January, Tuesday 23:50 JPY Exports y/y 11.1% 16.2%
24 January, Wednesday 00:30 JPY Nikkei Manufacturing PMI 53.8 54
24 January, Wednesday 05:00 JPY Coincident Index 117.1 118.1
24 January, Wednesday 05:00 JPY Leading Index 107.7 108.6
24 January, Wednesday 23:50 JPY Foreign Bond Investment
24 January, Wednesday 23:50 JPY Foreign Investment in Japan Stocks

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
10-Year JGB Auction 0.078% 0.059%
30-Year JGB Auction 0.848% 0.789%
CFTC JPY Non-Commercial Net Positions -125.5 K 9 Jan 2018 -121.8 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.6% 3 Q 2017 0.3% Quarterly
GDP y/y 2.5% 3 Q 2017 1.4% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Jobs to Applicants Ratio 1.56 Nov 2017 1.55 Monthly
Labor Cash Earnings y/y 0.9% Nov 2017 0.2% Revised from 0.6% Monthly
Unemployment Rate 2.7% Nov 2017 2.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index m/m 0.2% Dec 2017 0.5% Revised from 0.4% Monthly
BoJ Corporate Goods Price Index y/y 3.1% Dec 2017 3.6% Revised from 3.5% Monthly
BoJ Corporate Services Price Index y/y 0.8% Nov 2017 0.8% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 0.9% Nov 2017 0.8% Monthly
CPI excl. Food and Energy y/y 0.3% Nov 2017 0.2% Monthly
CPI y/y 0.6% Nov 2017 0.2% Monthly
GDP Price Index y/y 0.1% 3 Q 2017 0.1% Quarterly
Tokyo CPI excl. Food and Energy y/y 0.4% Dec 2017 0.2% Monthly
Tokyo CPI y/y 1.0% Dec 2017 0.3% Monthly
Tokyo CPI y/y 0.8% Dec 2017 0.6% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1% -0.1%
BoJ M2 Money Stock y/y 3.6% Dec 2017 4.0% Monthly
BoJ Monetary Base y/y 11.2% Dec 2017 13.2% Monthly
Economy Watchers Current Index 53.9 Dec 2017 54.1 Revised from 55.1 Monthly
Economy Watchers Index for Future Conditions 52.7 Dec 2017 53.4 Revised from 53.8 Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Adjusted Current Account ¥1700.5 B Nov 2017 ¥2441.5 B Monthly
Adjusted Trade Balance ¥364.1 B Nov 2017 ¥322.9 B Monthly
Current Account n.s.a. ¥1347.3 B Nov 2017 ¥2176.4 B Monthly
Exports y/y 16.2% Nov 2017 14.0% Monthly
Goods Trade Balance ¥181 B Nov 2017 ¥430.2 B Monthly
Imports y/y 17.2% Nov 2017 18.9% Monthly
Trade Balance ¥113.4 B Nov 2017 ¥285.4 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoJ Bank Lending y/y 2.5% Dec 2017 2.7% Monthly
Foreign Bond Investment ¥173 B 6 Jan 2018 ¥-223.7 B Weekly
Foreign Investment in Japan Stocks ¥597.9 B 6 Jan 2018 ¥108.5 B Weekly
International Reserves $1264.3 B Dec 2017 $1261.2 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
All Industry Activity Index m/m 0.3% Oct 2017 -0.5% Monthly
Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan Small All Industry Capex -6.4% 4 Q 2017 -14.1% Quarterly
Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan Small Manufacturing Index 15 4 Q 2017 10 Quarterly
Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan Small Manufacturing Outlook 11 4 Q 2017 8 Quarterly
Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan Small Non-Manufacturing Index 9 4 Q 2017 8 Quarterly
Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan Small Non-Manufacturing Outlook 5 4 Q 2017 4 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large All Industry Capex 7.4% 4 Q 2017 7.7% Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Manufacturing Index 25 4 Q 2017 22 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook 19 4 Q 2017 19 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Non-Manufacturing Index 23 4 Q 2017 23 Quarterly
BoJ Tankan Large Non-Manufacturing Outlook 20 4 Q 2017 19 Quarterly
BSI Large Manufacturing 9.7 4 Q 2017 9.4 Quarterly
Capacity Utilization Rate 0.2% Oct 2017 -1.5% Monthly
Capital Spending y/y 4.2% 3 Q 2017 1.5% Quarterly
Coincident Index 118.1 Nov 2017 116.4 Monthly
Core Machinery Orders m/m 5.0% Oct 2017 -8.1% Monthly
Core Machinery Orders y/y 2.3% Oct 2017 -3.5% Monthly
Industrial Production m/m 0.6% Nov 2017 0.5% Monthly
Industrial Production y/y 3.7% Nov 2017 5.9% Monthly
Leading Index 108.6 Nov 2017 106.5 Monthly
Nikkei Manufacturing PMI 54 Dec 2017 54.2 Monthly
Nikkei Services PMI 51.1 Dec 2017 51.2 Monthly
Tertiary Industry Activity Index m/m 1.1% Nov 2017 0.3% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consumer Confidence Index 44.7 Dec 2017 44.9 Monthly
Household Spending m/m 2.1% Nov 2017 -2.0% Monthly
Household Spending y/y 1.7% Nov 2017 0.0% Monthly
Large Retailer's Sales y/y 1.4% Nov 2017 -0.7% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 1.9% Nov 2017 -0.1% Revised from 0.0% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y 2.2% Nov 2017 -0.2% Monthly