August 11th, 2010
Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
The total value of machinery orders received by 280 manufacturers operating in Japan increased by 9.2% in June from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis. In April-June period it decreased by 3.9% compared with the previous quarter.
Private-sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies, increased a seasonally adjusted by 1.6% in June, and showed rise by 0.3% in April-June period.
In the July-September period the total amount of machinery orders was forecasted to increase by 14.0% and private-sector orders, excluding volatile ones, were forecasted to rise by 0.8% from the previous quarter respectively. This forecast was basically made by summing up the figures from 280 machinery manufacturers.
- 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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