Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), services in Switzerland, January, 2020
For that indicator, Trade Association for Purchasing and Supply Management of Switzerland provides data for Switzerland from 2016 to 2020. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 58.13 index points with a minimum of 48.8 index points in October 2016 and a maximum of 70.1 index points in August 2017.
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Measure: index points
Source: Trade Association for Purchasing and Supply Management of Switzerland
Definition: The services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the services sector. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the services sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: business activity, new business, backlogs of work, prices charged, input prices, employment, expectations for activity.
The services PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.