December 27, 2019

Industrial Production Japan

The plunge in industrial production continues into November.

Published monthly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Updated until the month of November 2019 (published on December 27th, 2019).

Recent data trend:

Industrial production continued its plunge in November 2019, falling by 0.9% month on month (MoM), following a steep 4.5% MoM decline in October. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the ministry responsible for the statistics, predicts the decline to stop in December, but only with a very marginal recovery of 0.4% MoM. Industrial production has been stagnating for nearly two years by now. While there are some signs that the deterioration may be stopping, there is no indicati...

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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:   January 20th, 2020 (Final November data)       

                                               January 31st, 2020 (Preliminary December data)












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