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Japan’s industrial robots set a record for quarterly production

August 1, 2022

Japan Robot Association (JARA) announced April-June 2022 industrial robot orders and production (based on member companies).

The amount of orders received fell 3.3% year-on-year (YoY) to 242.0 billion yen, the first YoY decline in eight quarters.

The amount of production increased 5.7% YoY to 221.7 billion yen, marking the seventh consecutive quarterly YoY increase and the highest quarterly value on record.

Total shipments increased 5.2% YoY to 219.8 billion yen. Shipments to the domestic market mainly to the automobile manufacturing industry lacked momentum, but those to the semiconductor industry were strong.

Total exports increased 5.8% YoY to 179.8 billion yen, hitting a new quarterly record. Although exports to China declined, exports to Asia increased slightly by 0.5% YoY to 117.8 billion yen. Exports to Europe were also favorable.

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