The IHS Markit Spain Manufacturing PMI rose to 52.9 in February of 2021 from 49.3 in January and beating market expectations of 52. The latest reading pointed to the strongest expansion in the country's manufacturing sector since July. Increases were seen in new orders, export orders and output, amid improved market demand, with firms in some cases noting a resumption of investment activity and new product releases as supportive growth factors. Meanwhile, staffing levels were reduced slightly, extending the current period of contraction to four months. On the price front, input price inflation was the steepest in nearly four years, amid higher prices of some inputs including paper, metals (especially steel), foodstuffs and oil-related items. Meantime, manufacturers raised their own charges to the greatest extent since June 2018, as a result of improving market demand. Finally, business sentiment was at its highest level since March 2018. source: Markit Economics

Manufacturing PMI in Spain averaged 50.40 points from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 56.10 points in November of 2017 and a record low of 30.80 points in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Manufacturing PMI - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Manufacturing PMI in Spain is expected to be 50.80 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Spain to stand at 51.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 53.40 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Manufacturing PMI

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.90 49.30 56.10 30.80 2011 - 2021 points Monthly
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Spain Factory Sector Recovers More than Expected
The IHS Markit Spain Manufacturing PMI rose to 52.9 in February of 2021 from 49.3 in January and beating market expectations of 52. The latest reading pointed to the strongest expansion in the country's manufacturing sector since July. Increases were seen in new orders, export orders and output, amid improved market demand, with firms in some cases noting a resumption of investment activity and new product releases as supportive growth factors. Meanwhile, staffing levels were reduced slightly, extending the current period of contraction to four months. On the price front, input price inflation was the steepest in nearly four years, amid higher prices of some inputs including paper, metals (especially steel), foodstuffs and oil-related items. Meantime, manufacturers raised their own charges to the greatest extent since June 2018, as a result of improving market demand. Finally, business sentiment was at its highest level since March 2018.
2021-03-01
Spain Factory Activity Back to Contraction
The IHS Markit Spain Manufacturing PMI fell to 49.3 in January of 2021 from 51 in December and missing market expectations of 50.9. The latest reading pointed to a renewed contraction in the factory sector as a combination of the coronavirus disease pandemic, Storm Filomena and increasing delays in the delivery of inputs all hampered production and market activity. Job shedding subsequently intensified, although confidence about the future was little changed on December’s near two-and-a-half year high. Moreover, price pressures strengthened amid widespread reports of raw material shortages, increased freight costs and higher prices for key inputs such as steel. Overall input prices rose at the sharpest rate for three years.
2021-02-01
Spain Manufacturing Sector Returns to Growth
The IHS Markit Spain Manufacturing PMI rose to 51.0 in December 2020, up from 49.8 in the previous month but below market expectations of 52.8. The latest reading indicated a modest improvement in operating conditions, as manufacturing output returned to growth following a slight fall in November. At the same time, new orders continued to fall, amid weak domestic demand and despite the strongest growth in new export orders since July. Lead times for the delivery of inputs continued to falter noticeably. On the price front, input price inflation accelerated to its highest since January 2018. Looking ahead, business optimism was its best since July 2018 amid hopes that the pandemic will have.
2021-01-04
Spain Factory Activity Back to Contraction
The IHS Markit Spain Manufacturing PMI decreased to 49.8 in November of 2020 from 52.5 in the previous month and below market expectations of 50.5. The reading pointed to the first deterioration in operating conditions for three months. Production fell slightly, whilst the lack of new work led to a reduction in staffing levels. However, firms were on average confident that output will pick up over the coming 12 months, signaling their highest degree of optimism for over a year-and-a-half.
2020-12-01

Spain Manufacturing PMI
The Markit Spain 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.