The BLOM Lebanon PMI increased to 46.2 in October of 2018 from 45.8 in the previous month, pointing to the smallest contraction in private sector activity in five months, as output declined at the softest pace since May. Additionally, the pace of reduction in new orders eased for the third consecutive month and new export orders decreased the least in five months, mostly due to political uncertainty and instability. On the other hand, the rate of job cutting accelerated to its fastest in the past year, due to declining new work. On the price front, input cost inflation increased, while output cost inflation continued to fall. Meanwhile, businesses remained pessimistic regarding output’ expectations in the year ahead, but sentiment reached a seven-month high. Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon is expected to be 46.80 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon to stand at 47.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lebanon PMI is projected to trend around 51.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Internet Speed 2056.08 2271.33 2271.33 308.17 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 179674.00 176348.00 225761.00 21154.00 IP [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 46.20 45.80 49.50 43.80 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 142.00 133.00 142.00 101.00 [+]
Electricity Production 1494.00 1403.00 1528.00 277.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 28.00 28.00 36.00 25.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 143.00 136.00 143.00 63.00 [+]
Coincident Index 306.70 298.00 325.70 91.50 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 57.72 57.80 57.80 3.67 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 80.00 75.00 113.00 75.00 [+]


Lebanon PMI

In Lebanon, the BLOM Lebanon Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of private sector and is derived from a survey of 450 companies, including manufacturing, services, construction and retail. The PMI is a composite index, calculated as a weighted average of five individual sub-components: New Orders (30%), Output (25%), Employment (20%), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15%) and Stocks of Purchases (10%). Reading above 50.0 signal an improvement in business conditions on the previous month, while readings below 50.0 show a deterioration. . This page provides - Lebanon Manufacturing Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lebanon PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
46.20 45.80 49.50 43.80 2013 - 2018 Monthly
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Country Last
Australia 58.30 Oct/18
Brazil 51.10 Oct/18
Canada 53.90 Oct/18
China 50.10 Oct/18
Euro Area 52.00 Oct/18
France 51.20 Oct/18
Germany 52.20 Oct/18
India 53.10 Oct/18
Indonesia 50.50 Oct/18
Italy 49.20 Oct/18
Japan 52.90 Oct/18
Mexico 50.70 Oct/18
Netherlands 57.10 Oct/18
Russia 51.30 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 53.80 Oct/18
Singapore 51.90 Oct/18
South Africa 42.40 Oct/18
South Korea 51.00 Oct/18
Spain 51.80 Oct/18
Switzerland 57.40 Oct/18
Turkey 44.30 Oct/18
United Kingdom 51.10 Oct/18
United States 55.70 Oct/18


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