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     TOKYO (MNI) - The following are the median forecasts from MNI's economist
survey for key Japanese data due in this week.
Date           JST/GMT               Data   Month   Median          Previous
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Wed, Mar 13  0850/2350  Machinery  Orders     Jan     -1.9  % m/m       -0.1
Wed, Mar 13  0850/2350               CGPI     Feb      0.8  % y/y        0.6
Wed, Mar 13  0850/2350               CGPI     Feb      0.2  % m/m       -0.6
Core Private-Sector Machinery Orders
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                                         Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                  -1.9
High Forecast                                     1.7
Low Forecast                                     -3.0
Previous Month                                   -0.1
Standard Deviation                                1.2
No. of Responses                                   13
                                         Change m/m %
Mizuho Research Institute                         1.7
SMBC Nikko Securities                            -0.5
BNP Paribas                                      -1.0
Japan Research Institute                         -1.0
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                 -1.2
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                 -1.5
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting           -1.9
Nomura Securities                                -1.9
Hamagin Research Institute                       -2.0
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                   -2.2
Daiwa Institute of Research                      -2.4
NLI Research Institute                           -2.8
Norinchukin Research Institute                   -3.0
Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI)
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                                         Change y/y %  Change m/m %
Median Forecast                                   0.8           0.2
High Forecast                                     2.0           0.5
Low Forecast                                      0.5          -0.1
Previous Month                                    0.6          -0.6
Standard Deviation                                0.4           0.2
No. of Responses                                   12            11
                                         Change y/y %  Change m/m %
BNP Paribas                                       2.0           0.5
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute                  0.9           0.3
Mizuho Research Institute                         0.9           0.3
NLI Research Institute                            0.9           0.3
Nomura Securities                                 0.8           N/A
Japan Research Institute                          0.8           0.2
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management                  0.8           0.2
Hamagin Research Institute                        0.8           0.1
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities                    0.7           0.1
Norinchukin Research Institute                    0.7           0.1
Daiwa Institute of Research                       0.6           0.0
Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting            0.5          -0.1
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: flora.guo@marketnews.com
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