Zambia Composite PMI  2017-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Stanbic Bank Zambia PMI fell to 51.8 in August of 2017 from 52.5 in July. Despite falling, the reading signaled ongoing improvements in business conditions in the Zambian private sector. Output rose for the third month due to higher sales, a positive business environment and a strengthening of the Zambian kwacha. New orders increased for the fifth month and job creation was the fastest in more than two years. On the other hand, output prices fell at a record pace. Composite Pmi in Zambia is reported by Markit Economics.

Zambia Composite PMI
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Zambia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing Production 3.30 5.30 20.46 -21.27 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.80 6.60 26.02 -12.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production 4.20 3.10 15.11 -8.38 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 98.00 94.00 99.00 80.00 [+]
Corruption Index 38.00 38.00 38.00 25.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 87.00 76.00 123.00 52.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.60 3.87 3.87 3.16 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 118.00 96.00 122.00 93.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.80 52.50 52.50 49.70 [+]

Zambia Composite PMI

The Stanbic Bank Zambia Purchasing Managers’ Index is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in approximately 400 private sector companies, which have been carefully selected to accurately represent the true structure of the Zambian economy, including agriculture, construction, industry, services and wholesale & retail. The panel is stratified by GDP and company workforce size. Survey responses reflect the change, if any, in the current month compared to the previous month based on data collected mid-month. A reading above 50 indicates an overall increase in that variable, below 50 an overall decrease. The Purchasing Managers’ Index™ (PMI™) is a composite index based on five of the individual sub-components with the following weights: New Orders - 0.3, Output - 0.25, Employment - 0.2, Suppliers’ Delivery Times - 0.15, Stock of Items Purchased - 0.1, with the Suppliers’ Delivery Times sub-component inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. This page provides - Zambia Composite PMI- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Zambia Composite PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.80 52.50 52.50 49.70 2017 - 2017 Monthly

composite pmi by Country

Brazil 49.60 Aug/17
China 52.40 Aug/17
Euro Area 56.70 Sep/17
France 57.20 Sep/17
Germany 57.80 Sep/17
India 49.00 Aug/17
Italy 55.80 Aug/17
Japan 51.90 Aug/17
Russia 54.20 Aug/17
United Kingdom 54.00 Aug/17
United States 54.60 Sep/17