The S&P Global Brazil Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.2 in May of 2022, from 51.8 in the previous month. The latest reading pointed to the third straight month of expansion in factory activity and at the fastest pace since last September. Both production and new orders grew at stronger rates, amid reports of strengthening demand conditions and new product launches. At the same time, employment rose to the greatest extent in seven months amid upbeat growth projections. On the price front, however, inflationary pressures intensified, linked to energy price volatility, global shortages of inputs, China's lockdowns and the war in Ukraine. Finally, business confidence remained firmly in positive territory, with some firms expecting further improvements in sales and greater investment, while several others displayed intentions to launch new products and expand capacities. source: Markit Economics

Manufacturing PMI in Brazil averaged 50.46 points from 2012 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 66.70 points in October of 2020 and a record low of 36 points in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Manufacturing PMI - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Manufacturing PMI in Brazil is expected to be 54.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 55.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Manufacturing PMI



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Brazil Manufacturing PMI
In Brazil, the Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.20 51.80 66.70 36.00 2012 - 2022 points Monthly
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News Stream
Brazil Factory Activity Growth Gains Momentum
The S&P Global Brazil Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.2 in May of 2022, from 51.8 in the previous month. The latest reading pointed to the third straight month of expansion in factory activity and at the fastest pace since last September. Both production and new orders grew at stronger rates, amid reports of strengthening demand conditions and new product launches. At the same time, employment rose to the greatest extent in seven months amid upbeat growth projections. On the price front, however, inflationary pressures intensified, linked to energy price volatility, global shortages of inputs, China's lockdowns and the war in Ukraine. Finally, business confidence remained firmly in positive territory, with some firms expecting further improvements in sales and greater investment, while several others displayed intentions to launch new products and expand capacities.
2022-06-01
Brazil Factory Growth Loses Momentum
The S&P Global Brazil Manufacturing PMI fell to 51.8 in April of 2022, from 52.3 in the previous month. The latest reading pointed to slower growth in production and new orders amid persistent supply bottlenecks, while growing uncertainty led to a faster drop in international sales. Meanwhile, the rate of job creation was the quickest since last October, driven by a rebound in business confidence. On the price front, both input and output costs eased in April. Still, inflationary pressures remained sharply high amid soaring energy costs and raw material scarcity.
2022-05-02
Brazil Manufacturing Sector Returns to Expansion
The S&P Global Brazil Manufacturing PMI rose to 52.3 in March of 2022, from 49.6 in the previous month. The latest reading pointed to the first expansion in factory activity since October last year, with manufacturers reporting a rebound in production and new orders while employment expanded. Furthermore, hiring activity and restocking efforts were resumed. On the price front, input costs rose at the sharpest rate in 2022, while output charges rose to a seven-month high. Finally, businesses were less upbeat about growth prospects as optimism was clouded by supply chains bottlenecks, Russia's war against Ukraine and inflationary pressures.
2022-04-01