The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Brazil PMI Composite Output Index increased to 52.4 in December of 2018 from 51.6 in the previous month. The reading signals the third straight rise in private sector activity and the fastest since February. Both the manufacturing (52.6 from 52.7 in November) and services (51.9 from 51.3) sectors grew moderately. New orders and output rose faster in both sectors, mainly supported by domestic demand. Meanwhile, jobs were cut in both sectors amid efforts to cut costs. On the price front, inflationary pressures weakened in both sectors. Regarding business sentiment, stronger optimism was visible in both sectors: confidence among manufacturers hit the second-highest in series history and for service providers it was the third highest since September 2017. Composite Pmi in Brazil is reported by Markit Economics.

Composite Pmi in Brazil is expected to be 53.60 Index by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Composite Pmi in Brazil to stand at 54.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Composite PMI is projected to trend around 54.30 Index in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 63.80 63.20 68.50 35.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.60 52.70 53.50 41.60 [+]
Services PMI 51.90 51.30 57.10 36.90 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 52.40 51.60 55.50 38.30 Index [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 0.80 37.20 -27.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.10 25.10 -24.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.50 0.40 18.90 -17.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.10 77.80 84.60 75.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -7097.92 10780.29 31768.86 -47224.27 BRL Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 189411.00 192146.00 352722.00 23705.00 [+]
Car Production 177700.00 244771.00 352531.00 2144.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 235.00 231.00 420.00 2.00 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.29 0.02 3.41 -3.36 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 63.10 61.90 65.40 34.50 [+]
Internet Speed 6819.06 6391.73 6819.06 698.35 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 26855780.00 26798386.00 35093076.00 5857696.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 3.30 3.90 21.40 -21.40 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 59.51 59.76 59.76 3.98 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 72.00 69.00 75.00 48.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 109.00 125.00 129.00 109.00 [+]
Corruption Index 37.00 40.00 43.00 27.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 96.00 79.00 96.00 36.00 [+]
Steel Production 2844.00 3135.00 3269.00 918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Brazil Composite PMI

In Brazil, the Markit Brazil Composite PMI Index tracks business trends across both the manufacturing and service sector activity, based on data collected from a representative panel of around 800 companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Composite PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Composite PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.40 51.60 55.50 38.30 2011 - 2018 Index Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 52.40 Dec/18
Brazil 52.40 Dec/18
China 52.20 Dec/18
Euro Area 51.10 Dec/18
France 48.70 Dec/18
Germany 51.60 Dec/18
India 53.60 Dec/18
Italy 50.00 Dec/18
Japan 52.00 Dec/18
Russia 53.90 Dec/18
Singapore 52.70 Dec/18
South Africa 49.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 51.40 Dec/18
United States 54.40 Dec/18


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