Japan - Industrial Production

Japan: Industrial Production

Mnemonic IP.IJPN
Unit Index 2015=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 1.03 %
Data Aug 2020 88.1
Jul 2020 87.2

Series Information

Source Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) - Japan
Release Indices of Industrial Production
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1978
End Date 8/31/2020

Japan: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Business Confidence 2021 Q1 2.4 2.3 Diffusion Index, NSA Quarterly
Industrial Production Aug 2020 88.1 87.2 Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2020 Q2 669.6 460 Bil. JPY, SAAR Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2020 Q2 2,114 382.2 Bil. Ch. 2011 JPY, SAAR Quarterly

Release Information

The indexes of industrial production capture the status of production, shipment and the inventory situation of Japan's manufacturing and mining industries. The data is published every month. The data is mainly based on the "Current Survey of Production" conducted by METI.

These indexes enable users to perceive production activities of business establishments in mining and manufacturing, supply and demand trends of produced products and production plans for manufacturers, two months ahead as well as production related facilities and their operational statuses.

These indexes are highly detailed and are classified by business types and goods and hence can also be used to grasp production trends.

The current series is provided in both seasonally unadjusted and adjusted formats. The indexes have a base year of 2015=100.

Data is prelimanary when released and are subject to revisions.