Zambia: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), composite

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 Zambia

Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), composite

 Latest value 49.2
 Reference January 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability May 2018 - January 2024
 Average 48.36
 Min - Max 34.8 - 52.3
 Source Markit Economics
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from May 2018 to January 2024. The average value for Zambia during that period was 48.36 index points with a minimum of 34.8 index points in May 2020 and a maximum of 52.3 index points in May 2018. Click on the following link to see the values of Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), composite around the world.
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Source: Markit Economics


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Definition: The composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for manufacturing and service sectors. 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 or service sector is based on questionnaire responses from panels of senior purchasing executives (or similar) at over 400 companies. The composite 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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