Japan Industrial Production

Rank: 5th.

What Is It: Measures the change in monthly industrial output.

News Release on Internet: www.meti.go.jp/english/statistics

Home Web Address: www.meti.go.jp/english

Release Time: 8:50 A.M. (local time); a preliminary report is released in the final week of the next month. A revised report is published another two to three weeks later. (For example, data on October is announced during the last week in November, to be followed by another report on revisions in mid-December.)

Frequency: Monthly.

Source: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

Revisions: Monthly and annual revisions are frequent and can be substantial.

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