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Indices of Industrial Production

Preliminary report for March, 2018 (released at 8:50, April 27, 2018)

  • Industrial Production is picking up slowly.
  • Production, Inventories and Inventory Ratio increased, Shipments decreased.
  • According to the Survey of Production Forecast in Manufacturing, Production is expected to increase in April and decresase in May.
2010 average=100
Seasonally Adjusted Index Original Index
index Percent change from the previous month(%) index Percent change from the previous year (%)
Production 103.9 1.2 114.3 2.2
Shipments 100.1 -0.2 113.9 0.0
Inventories 113.7 3.5 106.1 4.1
Inventory Ratio 117.7 3.2 99.5 6.1

Industrial Production

Industries that mainly contributed to a increased
1.Electronic parts and devices, 2.Chemicals (excl. Drugs), 3.Transport equipment, in that order.
Industries that mainly contributed to a decreased
1.Other manufacturing, 2.Information and communication electronics equipment.

Shipments

Industries that mainly contributed to a decreased
1.Transport equipment, 2.Petroleum and coal products, 3.Information and communication electronics equipment, in that order.
Industries that mainly contributed to a increased
1.Electronic parts and devices, 2.General-purpose, production and business oriented machinery, 3.Electrical machinery, in that order.

Inventories

Industries that mainly contributed to a increased
1.General-purpose, production and business oriented machinery, 2.Transport equipment, 3.Chemicals (excl. Drugs), in that order.
Industries that mainly contributed to a decreased
1.Electrical machinery, 2.Pulp, paper and paper products, 3.Textiles, in that order.

Indices of Industrial Production Forecast*1

Seasonally Adjusted Index, 2015 average=100
April, 2018 May, 2018
Survey in April, 2018 3.1 -1.6
Survey in March, 2018 4.0
Industries that mainly contributed to a increased in April
1.Transport equipment, 2.General-purpose and business oriented machinery, 3.Production machinery, in that order.
Industries that mainly contributed to a decreased in May
1.Transport equipment, 2.Production machinery, 3.Iron, steel and Non-ferrous metals, in that order.

*1:Indices of Industrial Production Forecast is conducted monthly to search the planned production amounts for the current and proceeding months. The survey is one of the useful economic indicators which reflect changing business conditions and provide a view of where the economy is heading in the near future.
*2:Indices of Industrial Production Forecast is base change 2015 from 2010.

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Report on IIP( Production, shipments and Inventories )PDF file
Historical data of each index, Indices classified by Industry, Indices classified by use of Goods.
Historical data etc.(data download)
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(published at December 28, 2017)
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Last updated:2018-4-27

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