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Machinery Orders in January, 2012

March 12th, 2012
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 increased by 21.6% in January 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, increased a seasonally adjusted by 3.4% in January.



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

Information

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