Japan’s Sept. Contributions to Industrial Output

By Theresa Barraclough

Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Following are the seasonally adjusted contributions to Japan’s industrial production as calculated by Bloomberg News from figures provided by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                                Sept.   Aug.    July    June     May    April
                                2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                               -------------------Contribution-----------------
Mining, manufacturing           -3.95%   0.65%   0.43%   3.81%   6.19%   1.57%
Manufacturing                   -3.84%   0.64%   0.43%   3.69%   6.30%   1.57%
Mining                           0.00%   0.01%  -0.01%  -0.01%   0.01%  -0.01%
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  Transport equip. ex-ships     -1.06%   1.23%   0.86%   3.61%   6.75%  -0.70%
  Transport equipment           -1.01%   1.13%   0.94%   3.28%   6.17%  -0.32%
  General machinery             -0.90%   0.13%   0.07%  -0.11%   0.73%   1.58%
  Electrical machinery          -0.45%   0.05%  -0.01%   0.28%   0.14%   0.26%
  Information electronics       -0.36%  -0.46%   0.68%   0.65%   0.59%  -0.73%
  Chemicals ex-drugs            -0.27%  -0.05%  -0.39%   0.12%   0.71%  -0.12%
  Plastic products              -0.26%   0.00%  -0.02%  -0.08%   0.20%   0.18%
  Fabricated metals             -0.25%   0.01%  -0.13%   0.17%   0.19%   0.12%
  Electronic parts,  devices    -0.19%   0.09%  -0.27%   0.42%  -0.05%  -1.01%
  Iron, steel                   -0.17%   0.14%  -0.04%   0.06%  -0.13%  -0.13%
  Ceramics, stone, clay         -0.11%   0.03%   0.03%   0.01%  -0.05%   0.01%
  Textiles                      -0.07%   0.04%   0.01%   0.01%  -0.02%  -0.02%
  Non-ferrous metals            -0.05%   0.05%   0.03%   0.06%   0.04%   0.07%
  Petroleum, coal products      -0.04%   0.00%   0.01%   0.06%   0.01%   0.00%
  Pulp, paper, paper products   -0.04%   0.04%  -0.05%   0.05%  -0.04%  -0.01%
  Precision instruments         -0.01%  -0.02%   0.06%   0.10%   0.02%   0.14%
  Other manufacturing            0.01%   0.01%  -0.01%   0.00%  -0.01%   0.02%
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NOTE: Month-on-month changes are based on seasonally adjusted data. Index: 2005=100

SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

To contact the reporter on this story: Theresa Barraclough in Tokyo at tbarraclough@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net