USA: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing

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 USA

Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing

 Latest value 51.9
 Reference March 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability May 2018 - March 2024
 Average 53.02
 Min - Max 36.1 - 63.4
 Source Markit Economics
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from May 2018 to March 2024. The average value for the USA during that period was 53.02 index points with a minimum of 36.1 index points in April 2020 and a maximum of 63.4 index points in July 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing around the world.
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USA - Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing - recent values

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USA - Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing - historical chart - 2018-2024
Measure: index points
Source: Markit Economics


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Definition: The manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the manufacturing 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 manufacturing sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: output, new orders, new export orders, backlogs of work, output prices, input prices, suppliers’ delivery times, stocks of finished goods, quantity of purchases, stocks of purchases, employment, future output. The manufacturing 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.

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