South Africa Standard Bank PMI  2013-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Standard Bank South Africa PMI fell to 47.2 in August of 2018 from 49.3 in July, pointing to the sharpest contraction in private sector activity since March of 2016. Business activity and input purchasing decreased in line with an accelerated drop in new orders. Political as well as economic issues, affordability constraints, inflationary pressures and strikes were among the factors cited for the downturn. Overall input costs increased at the highest pace in over two years, largely due to a weaker rand, leading firms to raise their selling prices to the greatest extent since July of 2016. Composite Pmi in South Africa is reported by Markit Economics.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 38.00 39.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 43.40 51.50 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 0.60 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.60 0.20 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.80 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -14172.00 8794.00 59100.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 147.00 154.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 47964.00 47856.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 31447.00 32108.00 42915.00 5155.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.10 0.00 4.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Internet Speed 6736.79 6595.61 6736.79 685.91 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 4274668.00 3727821.00 6727656.00 520279.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 535.00 547.40 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -5.20 3.70 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 90.50 94.70 141.17 88.12 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.32 4.47 4.54 4.31 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 61.00 47.00 61.00 35.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 47.20 49.30 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 22678.00 21915.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 43.00 45.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 71.00 64.00 72.00 23.00 [+]


South Africa Standard Bank PMI

In South Africa, the Standard Bank South Africa Purchasing Managers Index tracks business trends across private sector activity, including mining, manufacturing, services, construction and retail based on data collected from a representative panel of around 400 companies. The index tracks variables such as new orders, output, employment, supplier delivery times, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides - South Africa Composite Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Standard Bank PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47.20 49.30 52.70 46.40 2013 - 2018 Monthly
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composite pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 52.00 Aug/18
Brazil 47.80 Aug/18
China 52.00 Aug/18
Euro Area 54.20 Sep/18
France 53.60 Sep/18
Germany 55.30 Sep/18
India 51.90 Aug/18
Italy 51.70 Aug/18
Japan 52.00 Aug/18
Russia 52.10 Aug/18
Singapore 51.10 Aug/18
South Africa 47.20 Aug/18
United Kingdom 54.20 Aug/18
United States 53.40 Sep/18


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