Core machinery orders down 7.9% in June

Aug 13, 2015

Core machinery orders down 7.9% in June

Core private-sector machinery orders fell a seasonally adjusted 7.9 percent in June from the previous month, for the first decline in four months, the government said Thursday. The fall signaled a possible dent in corporate investment demand. The value of orders, widely regarded as ...

Machinery orders logged weak 1.3% gain in November

Jan 15, 2015

Machinery orders logged weak 1.3% gain in November

Core machinery orders edged up 1.3 percent from a month earlier to ¥788.0 billion in November, the government said Thursday, a weak figure that suggests companies are reluctant to boost investment as the yen sinks and import costs rise, and one that caused it ...

Feb 12, 2014

Private-sector machinery orders tumbled 15.7% in December

Core private-sector machinery orders fell in December at the fastest pace on record, down a seasonally adjusted 15.7 percent on month, the government said Wednesday, casting a dark shadow on business investment, a pillar of the Abe administration’s economic growth strategy. The orders, which ...