The total value of machinery orders received by 280 manufacturers operating in Japan decreased by 14.3% in June from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis. In April-June period it rose by 3.3% compared with the previous quarter.
Private-sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies, decreased a seasonally adjusted by 2.7% in June, and showed increase by 6.8% in April-June period.
In the July-September period the total amount of machinery orders was forecasted to decrease by 5.7% and private-sector orders, excluding volatile ones, were forecasted to fall by 5.3% 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