The Nikkei Thailand Manufacturing PMI rose to 50.3 in March 2019 from 49.9 in a month earlier, boosted by growth in both output and new orders. Also, firms stepped up purchasing activity which, in turn, contributed partially to a rise in input inventories. Meanwhile, employment levels were broadly stable. On the price front, input prices rose modestly, due to greater costs for raw materials, such as steel, as well as price hikes from suppliers. Lastly, business sentiment strengthened to its highest since November last year, amid higher sales forecasts, expectations of an improved political climate and a wider product offering. Manufacturing Pmi in Thailand is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing Pmi in Thailand is expected to be 50.40 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Pmi in Thailand to stand at 50.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Thailand Manufacturing Pmi is projected to trend around 51.10 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Thailand Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 51.40 49.90 55.70 34.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.60 0.18 59.60 -32.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -3.10 1.60 27.70 -26.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 67.82 70.77 70.77 42.11 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 172809.00 98741.00 172809.00 -159831.00 THB Million [+]
Car Registrations 47916.00 43879.00 66668.00 1690.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 151.06 151.47 157.63 83.61 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 15999.07 13349.19 15999.07 779.57 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 2822892.00 2718483.00 3513472.00 780307.00 IP [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 82324.00 78061.00 157527.00 5338.00 [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 50.30 49.90 51.10 48.20 [+]
Private Investment -0.30 5.70 18.20 -47.10 percent [+]
Cement Production 3383.43 3190.56 4210.58 522.00 Thousands of Ton [+]
Car Production 179595.00 169355.00 256581.00 23695.00 [+]
Coincident Index 127.36 128.07 128.63 92.66 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 67.53 66.25 67.53 4.51 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 38.00 40.00 40.00 28.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 27.00 26.00 46.00 12.00 [+]
Corruption Index 36.00 37.00 38.00 27.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 99.00 96.00 102.00 34.00 [+]


Thailand Manufacturing Pmi

The Nikkei Thailand Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 450 manufacturing companies. The 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. This page provides - Thailand Manufacturing Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Thailand Manufacturing Pmi - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.30 49.90 51.10 48.20 2016 - 2019 Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 51.00 Mar/19
Brazil 52.80 Mar/19
Canada 50.50 Mar/19
China 50.80 Mar/19
Euro Area 47.80 Apr/19
France 49.60 Apr/19
Germany 44.50 Apr/19
India 52.60 Mar/19
Indonesia 51.20 Mar/19
Italy 47.40 Mar/19
Japan 49.50 Apr/19
Mexico 49.80 Mar/19
Netherlands 52.50 Mar/19
Russia 52.80 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Mar/19
Singapore 50.80 Mar/19
South Africa 45.00 Mar/19
South Korea 48.80 Mar/19
Spain 50.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 50.30 Mar/19
Turkey 47.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 55.10 Mar/19
United States 52.40 Apr/19


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