- Flash Japan Manufacturing PMI™ at 51.4 (50.1 in June).Operating conditions improve at fastest pace since February.
- Flash Japan Manufacturing Output Index at 52.3 (50.9 in June). Production growth accelerates to five-month high.
Operating conditions in the Japanese manufacturing sector improved in July. Production rose at the quickest rate since February, while new order growth was the
second-strongest this year so far. Subsequently, employment rose at the fastest rate since December 2014 and buying activity growth resumed.
Meanwhile, reports of the falling yen against the dollar led to greater cost pressures, as input price inflation was the strongest in three months. That said, the rate of
inflation remained weak in the context of historical data.