The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US jumped to 52.6 in June of 2020 from 43.1 in May, recovering sharply from 43.1 in May and 41.5 in April and easily beating market expectations of 49.5. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in factory activity since April of 2019 after three straight months of coronavirus disruptions. New orders (56.4 from 31.8), production (57.3 from 33.2) and prices (51.3 from 40.8) rebounded and employment (42.1 from 32.1) and new export orders (47.6 from 39.5) fell less. "Demand, consumption and inputs are reaching parity and are positioned for a demand-driven expansion cycle as we enter the second half of the year", Timothy R. Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management said.

Business Confidence in the United States averaged 52.86 points from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 77.50 points in July of 1950 and a record low of 29.40 points in May of 1980. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Institute for Supply Management

Business Confidence in the United States is expected to be 49.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in the United States to stand at 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is projected to trend around 53.40 points in 2021 and 52.40 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.60 43.10 77.50 29.40 1948 - 2020 points Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing Prices Jun 51.3 40.8 43 42
2020-07-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing New Orders Jun 56.4 31.8 44.1
2020-07-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing Employment Jun 42.1 32.1 43 40.9
2020-07-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing PMI Jun 52.6 43.1 49.5 48.6
2020-08-03 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing PMI Jul 52.6 51.4
2020-08-03 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing Prices Jul 51.3
2020-09-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing PMI Aug
2020-10-01 02:00 PM ISM Manufacturing PMI Sep 49


News Stream
US Factory Activity Back to Growth in June: ISM
The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US jumped to 52.6 in June of 2020 from 43.1 in May, recovering sharply from 43.1 in May and 41.5 in April and easily beating market expectations of 49.5. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in factory activity since April of 2019 after three straight months of coronavirus disruptions. New orders (56.4 from 31.8), production (57.3 from 33.2) and prices (51.3 from 40.8) rebounded and employment (42.1 from 32.1) and new export orders (47.6 from 39.5) fell less. "Demand, consumption and inputs are reaching parity and are positioned for a demand-driven expansion cycle as we enter the second half of the year", Timothy R. Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management said.
2020-07-01
US Factory Activity Shrinks More than Expected: ISM
The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US increased to 43.1 in May of 2020 from 41.5 in April which was the lowest reading since April of 2009. However, figures came below market forecasts of 43.6 and pointed to a sharp contraction in the manufacturing sector. "The coronavirus pandemic impacted all manufacturing sectors for the third straight month. May appears to be a transition month, as many panelists and their suppliers returned to work late in the month. However, demand remains uncertain, likely impacting inventories, customer inventories, employment, imports and backlog of orders. Among the six biggest industry sectors, Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products remains the only industry in expansion. Transportation Equipment; Petroleum & Coal Products; and Fabricated Metal Products continue to contract at strong levels,” says Fiore, Chair of the ISM.
2020-06-01
US Manufacturing Contracts the Most in 11 Years
The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US dropped to 41.5 in April 2020 from 49.1 in the previous month, remaining above market expectations of 36.9. The latest reading pointed to the steepest pace of contraction in the manufacturing sector since April 2009, as the new orders sub-index tumbled to the lowest level since December 2008 and the employment sub-index plunged to the lowest since February 1949. The smaller-than-expected drop in the ISM index was because the survey's measure of supplier deliveries jumped, which is usually associated with strong customer demand but currently the result of virus-related supply constraints.
2020-05-01
US Factory Activity Shrinks Less than Expected: ISM
The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US declined to 49.1 in March of 2020 from 50.1 in February, beating market forecasts of 45. Still, the reading pointed to a contraction in the factory sector as the coronavirus pandemic and shocks in global energy markets have impacted all manufacturing sectors. Declines were seen in new orders (42.2 from 49.8), production (47.7 from 50.3), employment (43.8 from 46.9), inventories (46.9 from 46.5) and new export orders (46.6 from 51.2). Prices fell faster (37.4 from 45.9) and supplier deliveries slowed (65 from 57.3). Also, comments from the panel were negative regarding the near-term outlook, with sentiment clearly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and energy market volatility.
2020-04-01

United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)
The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® is based on data compiled from purchasing and supply executives nationwide. Survey responses reflect the change, if any, in the current month compared to the previous month. For each of the indicators measured (New Orders, Backlog of Orders, New Export Orders, Imports, Production, Supplier Deliveries, Inventories, Customers' Inventories, Employment and Prices), the report shows the percentage reporting each response, the net difference between the number of responses in the positive economic direction and the negative economic direction, and the diffusion index. A PMI™ reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally declining.