The Investec Manufacturing PMI Ireland fell to 54.5 in December of 2018 from 55.4 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the weakest pace of expansion in factory activity since March, as output growth eases to nine-month low and new order growth slows to the weakest in eight months. In the same time, the rate of job creation went up for 27th straight month, despite the growth eases to a 15-month low. On the price front, input cost inflation slowed to a 14-month low, despite higher prices for raw materials such as steel and paper packaging. Meanwhile, output charges were unchanged, ending a 2-1/2 year sequence of inflation. Finally, business confidence improved in December to the most positive in three months. Panelist stated higher demand levels on the back of expected rises in customer demand, new product launches and an increase sales in the US and Asia. Manufacturing PMI in Ireland is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Ireland is expected to be 55.20 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Ireland to stand at 56.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 52.90 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 21.00 26.00 50.00 -24.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.50 55.40 59.10 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 56.30 57.10 64.00 48.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -10.50 5.50 60.00 -19.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -7.50 -0.40 33.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -11.50 5.00 85.90 -20.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -246.00 218.00 3963.00 -944.00 EUR Million [+]
Car Registrations 778.00 1647.00 32961.00 474.00 [+]
Internet Speed 15614.31 15285.23 16960.56 2269.39 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1663376.00 1600356.00 1719799.00 775588.00 IP [+]
Competitiveness Index 75.68 75.96 75.96 4.74 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 23.00 23.00 29.00 22.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 23.00 17.00 23.00 7.00 [+]
Electricity Production 2591.00 2403.00 2820.00 1747.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 73.00 85.70 69.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 19.00 19.00 25.00 11.00 [+]


Ireland Manufacturing PMI

The Investec Manufacturing PMI Ireland measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 258 industrial companies. The Manufacturing 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 manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.50 55.40 59.10 48.00 2011 - 2018 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 49.50 Dec/18
Brazil 52.60 Dec/18
Canada 53.60 Dec/18
China 49.70 Dec/18
Euro Area 51.40 Dec/18
France 49.70 Dec/18
Germany 51.50 Dec/18
India 53.20 Dec/18
Indonesia 51.20 Dec/18
Italy 49.20 Dec/18
Japan 52.60 Dec/18
Mexico 49.70 Dec/18
Netherlands 57.20 Dec/18
Russia 51.70 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 54.50 Dec/18
Singapore 51.10 Dec/18
South Africa 50.70 Dec/18
South Korea 49.80 Dec/18
Spain 51.10 Dec/18
Switzerland 57.80 Dec/18
Turkey 44.20 Dec/18
United Kingdom 54.20 Dec/18
United States 53.80 Dec/18


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