Industrial Production Japan

In February 2020, the industrial production index in Japan increased to 100.2 from 99.8 in January 2020, an increase of 0.4%. Manufacturers forecast their production to decrease by 5.3% MoM in March and subsequently increase by 7.5% MoM in April 2020

Published monthly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Updated until the month of February 2020 (published on March 31st, 2020).

Brief overview of “Industrial production”

Industrial production is one of the key indicators to measure the performance of the Japanese economy. It also deserves special attention as it has a high correlation to the Japanese stock market. Its monthly report contains other statistics such as inventory, inventory to shipment ratio as well as a survey result for manufacturers’ production plans for the subsequent 2 months.

For more information, visit the official government page

Quarterly Industrial Production and GDP

 

Source: METI, JMA

The Next Release Date:   April 17th, 2020 (Final February data)       

                                              April 30th, 2020 (Preliminary March data)

                                                    

                                            

                                             

                                              

                                     

                                  

                                       

                                        

                                        

                                             

 

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