Hong Kong Private Sector PMI  2011-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The seasonally adjusted Nikkei Hong Kong PMI jumped to 51.2 in September of 2017 from 49.7 in the previous month, mainly due to renewed growth in both output and new orders. Meantime, companies remained pessimistic about the business, employment fell the most since March and Chinese sales faltered. On the price front, business costs increased for a fifteenth straight month. Input price inflation picked up to the highest in just over three-and-a-half years amid reports of a rise in raw material prices, particularly in steel and paper. A stronger exchange rate and wage inflation were also mentioned. Manufacturing PMI in Hong Kong is reported by Markit Economics.

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Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 6.00 32.00 -53.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.20 49.70 53.30 44.40 [+]
Industrial Production 0.40 0.20 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 235.00 5344.00 34679.00 -16338.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 10214.00 8738.00 16200.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 3209.00 2761.00 6154.00 332.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.53 5.48 5.53 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 9.00 12.00 6.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 75.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 15.00 18.00 18.00 12.00 [+]


Hong Kong Private Sector PMI

The Nikkei Hong Kong Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the private sector and is derived from a survey of 300 companies. The Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the private sector activity compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Private Sector PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.20 49.70 53.30 44.40 2011 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country

Last
Australia 54.20 Sep/17
Brazil 50.90 Sep/17
Canada 55.00 Sep/17
China 51.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 58.10 Sep/17
France 56.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.60 Sep/17
India 51.20 Sep/17
Indonesia 50.40 Sep/17
Italy 56.30 Sep/17
Japan 52.90 Sep/17
Mexico 52.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 60.00 Sep/17
Russia 51.90 Sep/17
South Korea 50.60 Sep/17
Spain 54.30 Sep/17
Switzerland 61.70 Sep/17
Turkey 53.50 Sep/17
United Kingdom 55.90 Sep/17
United States 53.10 Sep/17