South Africa Manufacturing PMI - Forecast

Manufacturing PMI in South Africa is expected to be 46.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in South Africa to stand at 51.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 54.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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South Africa Business Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Business Confidence 38 28 30 32 34 51
Manufacturing PMI 43.2 46 47 49 51 54
Industrial Production 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.4 1
Industrial Production Mom 0.1 0.2 0.14 0.13 0.12 0.5
Capacity Utilization 81.1 81.6 81.14 81.14 81.14 81.5
Changes in Inventories -14172 3436 -2301 2867 3708 5691
Bankruptcies 155 156 155 155 155 155
Total Vehicle Sales 49670 48325 48479 48548 48509 48517
Car Registrations 32786 31752 31763 31838 31819 31821
Leading Economic Index -0.9 0.7 0.3 0.11 0.12 1
Internet Speed 6737 8602 8843 9079 9310 11179
IP Addresses 4274668 4228378 4262815 4243350 4262056 4256417
Steel Production 528 531 531 531 532 532
Mining Production -5.2 0.6 -1.53 -1.6 -1.59 1.2
Coincident Index 93.3 93.5 94 94.3 94.4 94
Competitiveness Index 4.32 4.32 4.32 4.32 4.32 4.32
Competitiveness Rank 61 61 61 61 61 61
Composite Pmi 48 50.5 50.7 50.9 51.1 52
Ease of Doing Business 82 71 86 87 87 69
Electricity Production 21990 21045 21261 21647 21485 21421
Corruption Index 43 43 43 43 43 43
Corruption Rank 71 71 71 71 71 71