United Arab Emirates' Non-Oil Private Sector PMI edged lower to 55.0 in October 2018 from 55.3 in a month earlier. Output expanded the least in six months, new orders increased at the softest pace since March and new export order growth eased. At the same time, employment was broadly flat after declining in the prior two months while buying activity grew the most since February. On the price front, output charges fell following a marginal rise in September. Respondents linked the fall to competitive pressures in the non-oil private sector. Meanwhile, input price inflation accelerated to the highest since April. Meantime, sentiment rose to a record high, supported by the surge in oil prices as well as announcements of increased government spending and Expo 2020 investment. Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates is reported by Markit Economics.

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United Arab Emirates Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 55.00 55.30 61.20 51.70 [+]
Changes in Inventories 81229.05 87098.61 98011.42 7139.72 AED Million [+]
Internet Speed 8570.97 10684.69 10684.69 809.16 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1353580.00 1312871.00 1511164.00 101024.00 IP [+]
Competitiveness Index 73.37 72.30 73.37 4.49 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 27.00 27.00 37.00 12.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 11.00 21.00 47.00 11.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 66.00 71.00 52.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 21.00 24.00 37.00 21.00 [+]


United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI

In the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates NBD UAE 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 - United Arab Emirates Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.00 55.30 61.20 51.70 2011 - 2018 Monthly
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Australia 58.30 Oct/18
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Netherlands 57.10 Oct/18
United States 55.70 Oct/18
Canada 53.90 Oct/18
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India 53.10 Oct/18
Japan 52.90 Oct/18
Germany 52.20 Oct/18
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Russia 51.30 Oct/18
France 51.20 Oct/18
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South Korea 51.00 Oct/18
Mexico 50.70 Oct/18
Indonesia 50.50 Oct/18
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Italy 49.20 Oct/18
Turkey 44.30 Oct/18
South Africa 42.40 Oct/18


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