The Japanese economy issued the Industrial Production final reading (MoM) where the index dropped by 15.5% in March, less than the pervious -15.3% during February. Further Japan's annualized industrial production final reading for the year ended in January retreated to -13.1%, from a previous of -12.9% a year earlier.

Japanese capacity utilization final reading during the month of January slumped by 21.5%, comparing with a previous of 2.9% a month earlier.