Japan data – Q3 Business Sentiment Index
BSI All Industry, 11.1 q/q
BSI Large Manufacturing, 12.7 q/q
- prior was -13.9
Business Sentiment Index (BSI) Large Manufacturing Conditions Index measures business sentiment in manufacturing. The data is derived from a survey of large Japanese manufacturers.
1) Purpose of the survey – This survey analyzes business leaders’ assessments of and forecasts for the economy in order to gain basic information for keeping track of economic trends.
2) Survey area – covers about 15,000 companies that have established their headquarters or principal offices in Japan and have capital stock of 10 million yen or more.
3) Survey method – based on self-reporting questionnaires by mail or online from respondent companies.
4) Timing o the survey. The 25th day of May, August, November, and February. Survey frequency: Quarterly