Japan Industrial Production y/y

Country:
Japan
JPY, Japanese yen
Sector:
Business
Low -14.4% -7.9%
-5.2%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
-14.4%
-14.4%
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Industrial Production y/y shows changes in Japanese industrial sector outputs in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. This report contains data for Japan's all production sectors, including industry, mining, and energy.

The purpose is to grasp the activities of production, shipping, and inventory activities at the domestic business sites that produce industrial products, the operating status of manufacturing industrial equipment, and trends in the production capacity of various equipment.

This is one of the key indicators of Japanese economy because Japan GDP is largely dependent on the export of industrial goods. By knowing the plans for the two months ahead of production, you can quickly grasp Japan's production activities.

Higher than expected industrial production growth is considered positive for the yen quotes.

The indicator attracts much attention because it covers the production all over the country and has a high level of efficiency. However, Japanese yen tends to be more affected by foreign indicators than domestic ones.

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actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "Japan Industrial Production y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Apr 2020 prelim.
-14.4%
-7.9%
-5.2%
Mar 2020
-5.2%
-5.2%
-5.2%
Mar 2020 prelim.
-5.2%
0.2%
-5.7%
Feb 2020
-5.7%
-4.7%
-4.7%
Feb 2020 prelim.
-4.7%
-5.5%
-2.3%
Jan 2020
-2.3%
-2.5%
-2.5%
Jan 2020 prelim.
-2.5%
-9.5%
-3.1%
Dec 2019
-3.1%
-3.0%
-3.0%
Dec 2019 prelim.
-3.0%
-2.4%
-8.2%
Nov 2019
-8.2%
-8.1%
-8.1%
Nov 2019 prelim.
-8.1%
0.9%
-7.7%
Oct 2019
-7.7%
-7.4%
-7.4%
Oct 2019 prelim.
-7.4%
1.9%
1.3%
Sep 2019
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
Sep 2019 prelim.
1.1%
-4.1%
-4.7%
Aug 2019
-4.7%
-4.7%
-4.7%
Aug 2019 prelim.
-4.7%
-1.8%
0.7%
Jul 2019
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
Jul 2019 prelim.
0.7%
-2.2%
-3.8%
Jun 2019
-3.8%
-4.1%
-4.1%
Jun 2019 prelim.
-4.1%
-1.6%
-2.1%
May 2019
-2.1%
-1.8%
-1.8%
May 2019 prelim.
-1.8%
-2.6%
-1.1%
Apr 2019
-1.1%
-1.1%
-1.1%
Apr 2019 prelim.
-1.1%
-1.7%
-4.3%
Mar 2019
-4.3%
-4.6%
-4.6%
Mar 2019 prelim.
-4.6%
-0.6%
-1.1%
Feb 2019
-1.1%
-1.0%
-1.0%
Feb 2019 prelim.
-1.0%
-0.1%
0.3%
Jan 2019
0.3%
0.0%
0.0%
Jan 2019 prelim.
0.0%
1.0%
-1.9%
Dec 2018
-1.9%
-1.9%
-1.9%
Dec 2018 prelim.
-1.9%
-0.7%
1.5%
Nov 2018
1.5%
0.4%
1.4%
Nov 2018 prelim.
1.4%
0.1%
4.2%
Oct 2018
4.2%
5.2%
4.2%
Oct 2018 prelim.
4.2%
-2.4%
-2.5%
Sep 2018
-2.5%
-2.5%
-2.9%
Sep 2018 prelim.
-2.9%
-4.4%
0.2%
Aug 2018
0.2%
-1.4%
0.6%
Aug 2018 prelim.
0.6%
3.9%
2.2%
Jul 2018
2.2%
3.1%
2.3%
Jul 2018 prelim.
2.3%
1.0%
-0.9%
Jun 2018
-0.9%
-5.0%
-1.2%
Jun 2018 prelim.
-1.2%
3.4%
4.2%
May 2018
4.2%
6.0%
4.2%
May 2018 prelim.
4.2%
1.1%
2.6%
Apr 2018
2.6%
3.1%
2.5%
Apr 2018 prelim.
2.5%
1.9%
2.4%
Mar 2018
2.4%
0.5%
2.2%

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