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Orders Received for Machinery in August, 2008

October 9th, 2008
Economic and Social Research Institute,Cabinet Office

Explanation of Orders Received for Machinery

Results

  1. The total value of machinery orders received by 280 manufacturers operating in Japan fell by 1.2% in August from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis.

  2. Private-sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies,decreased a seasonally adjusted by 14.5% in August.



Table-1 Machinery Orders by Sectors


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Table-1 Machinery Orders by Sectors


Table-2 Percentage Change by Industrial Classification in Private Sector

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