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Machinery Orders in May, 2010

July 8th, 2010
Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office

Explanation of Machinery Orders

Results

  1. The total value of machinery orders received by 280 manufacturers operating in Japan decreased by 10.8% in May 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, fell a seasonally adjusted by 9.1% in May.



Table: Percentage Change from Previous Quarter(month)


References



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Chart-1 Total Value of Machinery Orders and Chart-2 Private Sector (exc. Volatile Orders)


Table-1 Machinery Orders by Sectors


Table-2 Percentage Change by Industrial Classification in Private Sector

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