South Africa Manufacturing PMI  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Absa PMI for South Africa rose to 44.9 in September of 2017 from 44 in August. The improvement was was well supported by the key subcomponents, with four out of five increasing compared to August. However, the index remained well below the neutral 50-point threshold for the fourth consecutive month. Manufacturing PMI in South Africa averaged 51.35 from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 64.20 in July of 2006 and a record low of 34.20 in April of 2009.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 35.00 29.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 44.90 44.00 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 -1.10 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 1.50 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 81.70 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 5340.00 2749.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 179.00 128.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 50320.00 49220.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 33669.00 32161.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 0.00 4.60 -3.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.90 1.90 23.20 -18.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 554.30 493.20 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 93.00 89.60 141.17 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 48.50 49.80 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 74.00 72.00 74.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 22083.00 22200.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 45.00 44.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 64.00 61.00 72.00 23.00 [+]


South Africa Manufacturing PMI

The Absa Manufacturing PMI is a monthly survey of purchasing managers in South Africa's manufacturing sector. The index provides leading indications of business conditions in the sector. A reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
44.90 44.00 64.20 34.20 1999 - 2017 Monthly




manufacturing pmi by Country

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Australia 54.20 Sep/17
Brazil 50.90 Sep/17
Canada 55.00 Sep/17
China 51.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 58.10 Sep/17
France 56.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.60 Sep/17
India 51.20 Sep/17
Indonesia 50.40 Sep/17
Italy 56.30 Sep/17
Japan 52.50 Oct/17
Mexico 52.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 60.00 Sep/17
Russia 51.90 Sep/17
South Korea 50.60 Sep/17
Spain 54.30 Sep/17
Switzerland 61.70 Sep/17
Turkey 53.50 Sep/17
United Kingdom 55.90 Sep/17
United States 53.10 Sep/17