The IHS Markit India Manufacturing PMI fell to a ten-month low of 50.8 in May 2021 from 55.5 a month earlier and missing market consensus of 52.0, amid a harsh resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the country and its detrimental impact on the economy. Both output and new orders grew the least in ten months, while there was a substantial slowdown in the growth of input purchasing and another round of job shedding. May data continued to signal to lengthen supplier delivery times, with vendor performance worsening for the third straight month. The deterioration was linked to global shortages of raw materials and the pandemic. Prices data showed input cost inflation easing to a four-month low but remaining sharp and above its long-run average. Meantime, firms lifted their selling prices again to protect margins, with the rate of charge inflation solid but softening from April. Finally, the overall degree of optimism towards the year-ahead outlook for the output was at a ten-month low. source: Markit Economics
Manufacturing PMI in India averaged 51.82 points from 2012 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 58.90 points in October of 2020 and a record low of 27.40 points in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - India Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Manufacturing PMI - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.
Manufacturing PMI in India is expected to be 52.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in India to stand at 52.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 51.00 points in 2022 and 50.90 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.