Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector PMI  2011-2017 | Data | Chart

Saudi Arabia's Non-Oil Private Sector PMI edged up to 55.8 in August of 2017 from 55.7 in July. It was the fastest growth in non-oil private sector, as new orders increased at the fastest rate in four months, new export orders picked up and output rose sharply. At the same time, growth of staffing levels was sustained as firms responded to greater capacity pressures by taking on extra staff. Companies continued to face upward cost pressures, but their ability to fully pass on higher cost burdens to consumers was restricted by intensive competitive conditions. The rate of growth in inventories climbed to a record high, reflecting greater buying levels. 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 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.80 55.70 61.80 53.20 [+]
Industrial Production 2.50 4.00 25.87 -24.93 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 59701.00 16091.00 59701.00 -22659.00 SAR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.84 5.07 5.19 4.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 29.00 25.00 35.00 17.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 94.00 96.00 96.00 10.00 [+]
Corruption Index 46.00 52.00 52.00 33.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 62.00 48.00 80.00 46.00 [+]
Steel Production 485.00 380.00 558.00 7.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.80 55.70 61.80 53.20 2011 - 2017 Monthly

manufacturing pmi by Country

Australia 59.80 Aug/17
Brazil 50.90 Aug/17
Canada 54.60 Aug/17
China 51.60 Aug/17
Euro Area 58.20 Sep/17
France 56.00 Sep/17
Germany 60.60 Sep/17
India 51.20 Aug/17
Indonesia 50.70 Aug/17
Italy 56.30 Aug/17
Japan 52.60 Sep/17
Mexico 52.20 Aug/17
Netherlands 59.70 Aug/17
Russia 51.60 Aug/17
South Korea 49.90 Aug/17
Spain 52.40 Aug/17
Switzerland 61.20 Aug/17
Turkey 55.30 Aug/17
United Kingdom 56.90 Aug/17
United States 53.00 Sep/17