The BLOM Lebanon PMI increased to 46.7 in November 2018 from 46.2 in the previous month, pointing to the smallest contraction in private sector activity since February. Output, new orders, export orders and employment decreased at a slower pace. Purchasing activity went down but a lack of sales led to further accumulation of inputs; backlogs of work continued to decrease as firms reported ample capacity. In terms of prices, output charges were cut for the ninth consecutive month despite a slight uptick in input prices. Looking ahead, sentiment remained strongly negative due to fears of continued political impasse. Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon is expected to be 46.80 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Pmi in Lebanon to stand at 47.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lebanon PMI is projected to trend around 51.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Internet Speed 2056.08 2271.33 2271.33 308.17 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 179674.00 176348.00 225761.00 21154.00 IP [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 46.70 46.20 49.50 43.80 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 142.00 133.00 142.00 101.00 [+]
Electricity Production 1362.00 1494.00 1528.00 277.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 28.00 28.00 36.00 25.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 143.00 136.00 143.00 63.00 [+]
Coincident Index 292.30 296.60 325.70 91.50 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 57.72 57.80 57.80 3.67 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 80.00 75.00 113.00 75.00 [+]

Lebanon PMI

In Lebanon, the BLOM Lebanon Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of private sector and is derived from a survey of 450 companies, including manufacturing, services, construction and retail. The PMI is a composite index, calculated as a weighted average of five individual sub-components: New Orders (30%), Output (25%), Employment (20%), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15%) and Stocks of Purchases (10%). Reading above 50.0 signal an improvement in business conditions on the previous month, while readings below 50.0 show a deterioration. . This page provides - Lebanon Manufacturing Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lebanon PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
46.70 46.20 49.50 43.80 2013 - 2018 Monthly

Country Last Previous
Australia 51.30 Nov/18
Brazil 52.70 Nov/18
Canada 54.90 Nov/18
China 50.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 51.40 Dec/18
France 49.70 Dec/18
Germany 51.50 Dec/18
India 54.00 Nov/18
Indonesia 50.40 Nov/18
Italy 48.60 Nov/18
Japan 52.40 Dec/18
Mexico 49.70 Nov/18
Netherlands 56.10 Nov/18
Russia 52.60 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 55.20 Nov/18
Singapore 51.50 Nov/18
South Africa 49.50 Nov/18
South Korea 48.60 Nov/18
Spain 52.60 Nov/18
Switzerland 57.70 Nov/18
Turkey 44.70 Nov/18
United Kingdom 53.10 Nov/18
United States 53.90 Dec/18