The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI dropped to 51.1 in September 2019 from 51.6 in August. This was the weakest pace of expansion in non-oil private sector since May 2010, as new orders grew at the slowest rate since the survey began over ten year ago, with output growth remaining relatively weak and foreign sales rising at the most subdued pace since February. At the same time, purchasing activity increased slightly, amid a stable employment conditions. On the price front, overall input prices went up modestly after no change was recorded in August, while output prices fell the most since April. Lastly, sentiment weakened to the lowest in seven months. Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates is expected to be 55.30 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates to stand at 55.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI is projected to trend around 58.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI
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United Arab Emirates Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 51.60 61.20 51.10 [+]
Changes in Inventories 60170.53 81229.05 98011.42 7139.72 AED Million [+]
Internet Speed 8570.97 10684.69 10684.69 809.16 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1353580.00 1312871.00 1511164.00 101024.00 IP [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 61.00 57.00 61.00 4.00 [+]
Corruption Index 70.00 71.00 71.00 52.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 21.00 37.00 21.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 75.01 73.37 75.01 4.49 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 25.00 27.00 37.00 12.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 11.00 21.00 47.00 11.00 [+]

United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI

In the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates NBD UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of companies in non-oil private sector and is derived from a survey of 400 companies, including manufacturing, services, construction and retail. The 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 non-oil private sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Arab Emirates Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.10 51.60 61.20 51.10 2011 - 2019 Monthly

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