Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector PMI  2011-2018 | Data | Chart

Saudi Arabia's Non-Oil Private Sector PMI dropped to a record low of 51.4 in April of 2018 from 52.8 in in the preceding month. Output growth eased, with the rate of expansion registering close to the low seen at the start of 2018, while job creation slowed and below its historical average. In addition, new export orders fell for the third month in a row, albeit at only a marginal rate. Companies blamed the fall on competitive pressures alongside subdued market demand. Meanwhile, buying activity grew at the slowest rate since the survey began. On the price front, input costs increased solidly, while output charges fell for the third month running. Still, confidence remained strong, with many respondents noting that they expect the current slowdown to be temporary. Manufacturing PMI in Saudi Arabia is reported by Markit Economics.

Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector PMI
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Saudi Arabia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 3.00 -12.00 63.00 -12.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.40 52.80 61.80 51.40 [+]
Industrial Production 0.75 0.96 25.87 -24.93 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -26437.00 54814.00 59701.00 -26437.00 SAR Million [+]
Internet Speed 6705.52 6321.15 6705.52 1242.08 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3510242.00 3551866.00 4339235.00 177395.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 425.00 385.00 558.00 7.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.83 4.84 5.19 4.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 30.00 29.00 35.00 17.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 92.00 94.00 96.00 10.00 [+]
Corruption Index 49.00 46.00 52.00 33.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 57.00 62.00 80.00 46.00 [+]

Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector PMI

In Saudi Arabia, the Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of companies in non-oil private sector and is derived from a survey of 400 companies, including manufacturing, services, construction and retail. 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 non-oil private sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Saudi Arabia Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.40 52.80 61.80 51.40 2011 - 2018 Monthly

manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 58.30 Apr/18
Brazil 52.30 Apr/18
Canada 55.50 Apr/18
China 51.10 Apr/18
Euro Area 56.20 Apr/18
France 53.80 Apr/18
Germany 58.10 Apr/18
India 51.60 Apr/18
Indonesia 51.60 Apr/18
Italy 53.50 Apr/18
Japan 53.80 Apr/18
Mexico 51.60 Apr/18
Netherlands 60.70 Apr/18
Russia 51.30 Apr/18
South Korea 48.40 Apr/18
Spain 54.40 Apr/18
Switzerland 63.60 Apr/18
Turkey 48.90 Apr/18
United Kingdom 53.90 Apr/18
United States 56.50 Apr/18