Switzerland Manufacturing PMI  1995-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Swiss PMI increased to a seasonally adjusted 64.8 in August 2018 from 61.9 in the previous month and well above market expectations of 60.8. The latest reading pointed to the strongest pace of expansion in the manufacturing sector since March, as faster growth was seen in production (up 9 points to 70.8), new orders (up 5.7 points to 67.6), and purchasing volume (up 3.4 points to 58.3). Meanwhile, there was a slowdown in sales stocks (down 6.4 points to 49.2), stocks purchased (down 5.2 points to 50.7), purchasing prices (down 4.1 points to 62.8), delivery times (down 2.5 points to 66.8), and employment (down 0.8 points to 58.7). Manufacturing PMI in Switzerland averaged 54.02 from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 66.90 in December of 2006 and a record low of 32.90 in March of 2009.

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Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 100.30 101.70 121.40 67.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 64.80 61.90 66.90 32.90 [+]
Industrial Production 8.30 6.80 12.30 -11.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 8.80 7.30 12.80 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.22 83.53 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Factory Orders 11.40 11.20 17.10 -24.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -631.50 688.10 4323.60 -4191.50 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13257.00 12927.00 13257.00 3040.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 32.20 26.09 37.20 1.96 Thousand [+]
Internet Speed 21683.45 21238.67 21683.45 4380.25 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3855605.00 3760263.00 3855605.00 1700696.00 IP [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -14.30 -4.00 65.00 -91.10 [+]
Mining Production -2.70 0.60 16.50 -22.60 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.86 5.81 5.86 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 33.00 31.00 33.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 86.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 5.00 12.00 3.00 [+]


Switzerland Manufacturing PMI

In Switzerland, the SVME Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey to executives on their procurement expectations for the following month. The Manufacturing 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 manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.80 61.90 66.90 32.90 1995 - 2018 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 56.70 Aug/18
Brazil 51.10 Aug/18
Canada 56.80 Aug/18
China 50.60 Aug/18
Euro Area 54.60 Aug/18
France 53.50 Aug/18
Germany 55.90 Aug/18
India 51.70 Aug/18
Indonesia 51.90 Aug/18
Italy 50.10 Aug/18
Japan 52.50 Aug/18
Mexico 50.70 Aug/18
Netherlands 59.10 Aug/18
Russia 48.90 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 55.10 Aug/18
Singapore 52.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.40 Aug/18
South Korea 49.90 Aug/18
Spain 53.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 64.80 Aug/18
Turkey 46.40 Aug/18
United Kingdom 52.80 Aug/18
United States 54.70 Aug/18


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