The AIG Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index went up 1.6 points from the previous month to 54.7 in September 2019, the highest since April. Further expansion was mainly driven by new orders (+3.8 points to 57.1) and employment (+6.2 points to 57.6). In contrast, both production (-3.4 points to 49.8) and sales (-4.8 points to 49.5) shrank, dragged by a decline in exports (-6.1 points to 49.6). On the price front, inflation for inputs rose 5.7 points to 71.9, whereas selling prices declined 3.8 to 48.9. Within sectors, food & beverages stood well above average, edging up 0.2 to 59.2; in contrast, textiles contracted further (-0.5 to 41.8). Manufacturing PMI in Australia averaged 50.80 from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 62.50 in March of 2018 and a record low of 29.47 in February of 2009.

Manufacturing PMI in Australia is expected to be 52.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Australia to stand at 53.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 52.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.00 1.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 51.50 51.40 63.00 32.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.70 53.10 62.50 29.47 [+]
Industrial Production 1.90 1.30 12.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.20 0.70 5.20 -7.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.10 -1.70 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.87 82.04 84.62 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 25.00 36.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories -1982.00 559.00 4159.00 -3848.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 846.00 708.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 98026.00 93796.00 98026.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 88181.00 85633.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14330.43 14078.57 14330.43 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.09 -0.19 0.54 -1.11 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 0.84 -4.92 18.55 -21.17 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Private Investment -0.50 -1.30 15.70 -8.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.50 3.80 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Industrial Sentiment 50.30 50.90 57.20 50.30 Index Points [+]
Services Sentiment 52.40 49.10 58.40 48.70 Index Points [+]
Steel Production 500.70 428.70 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 77.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.75 78.85 78.85 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 16.00 14.00 22.00 14.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.00 49.30 58.30 49.10 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories -0.90 0.80 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 14.00 18.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Manufacturing PMI

AIG Manufacturing PMI Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 200 industrial companies. It is composite index based on the diffusion indices for production, new orders, deliveries, inventories and employment with varying weights. 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 - Australia Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.70 53.10 62.50 29.47 1992 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.70 Sep/19
Brazil 53.40 Sep/19
Canada 51.00 Sep/19
China 51.40 Sep/19
Euro Area 45.70 Sep/19
France 50.10 Sep/19
Germany 41.70 Sep/19
India 51.40 Sep/19
Indonesia 49.10 Sep/19
Italy 47.80 Sep/19
Japan 48.90 Sep/19
Mexico 49.10 Sep/19
Netherlands 51.60 Sep/19
Russia 46.30 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia 57.30 Sep/19
Singapore 49.50 Sep/19
South Africa 41.60 Sep/19
South Korea 48.00 Sep/19
Spain 47.70 Sep/19
Switzerland 44.60 Sep/19
Turkey 50.00 Sep/19
United Kingdom 48.30 Sep/19
United States 51.10 Sep/19


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