The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI inched down to 52.2 in June 2021 from 52.3 a month earlier, signaling a moderate expansion in the non-oil economy that was the slowest since February, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Output growth was hampered by raw material shortages, while new order growth softened, with new export orders fell sharply and at the quickest rate for just over a year. At the same time, employment rose marginally, the increase in staffing was the first seen since January and the fastest for nearly two-and-a-half years, with backlogs declining, after a two-month run of accumulation. On the price front, input cost inflation accelerated to the fastest pace in three months, leading firms to raise output charges for only the second time in nearly three years. Lastly, sentiment remained relatively mild. source: Markit Economics

Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates averaged 54.45 points from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 61.20 points in October of 2014 and a record low of 44.10 points in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2021.

Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates is expected to be 53.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in the United Arab Emirates to stand at 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI is projected to trend around 53.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Arab Emirates Non-Oil Private Sector PMI

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.20 52.30 61.20 44.10 2011 - 2021 points Monthly
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UAE Non-Oil Private Sector Grows the Least in 4 Months
The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI inched down to 52.2 in June 2021 from 52.3 a month earlier, signaling a moderate expansion in the non-oil economy that was the slowest since February, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Output growth was hampered by raw material shortages, while new order growth softened, with new export orders fell sharply and at the quickest rate for just over a year. At the same time, employment rose marginally, the increase in staffing was the first seen since January and the fastest for nearly two-and-a-half years, with backlogs declining, after a two-month run of accumulation. On the price front, input cost inflation accelerated to the fastest pace in three months, leading firms to raise output charges for only the second time in nearly three years. Lastly, sentiment remained relatively mild.
2021-07-05
UAE Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Falls to 3-Month Low
The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI dropped to a three-month low of 52.3 in May 2021 from 52.7 a month earlier. Still, this was the sixth straight month of growth in the non-oil private sector, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. New order growth softened from April but was still the second-fastest since August 2019. At the same time, employment fell for the fourth month in a row, with backlogs rising for the second month in a row. Meanwhile, output rose solidly, with input buying rising slightly as a number of companies reported having sufficient stocks to meet demand. On the price front, input cost inflation softened for the second month running, allowing for renewed discounting of output charges as businesses looked to gain new customers. There was also a modest deterioration in supplier performance that continued the trend seen since February. Lastly, sentiment hit its highest since July 2020, but the degree of optimism remained below the series average.
2021-06-03
UAE Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Highest in 22 Months
The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI inched up to 52.7 in April 2021 from 52.6 in the previous month. This was the strongest reading since July 2019, supported by a strong rise in new business volumes and a sharp expansion in output that were linked to a continued economic recovery from Covid-19. Employment fell for the third month in a row, however, contributing to a renewed increase in backlogs of work. At the same time, purchasing activity growth accelerated to a nine-month high. Prices data showed input prices rose for the third month in a row, due to a faster rise in chemicals and metals prices. As a result, output prices increased for the first time in over two-and-a-half years. Looking ahead, sentiment improved for the fifth month running, amid hopes of a continued recovery from Covid-19 and an uplift in sales from the Expo 2020 later in the year.
2021-05-04
UAE Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Highest Since 2019
The IHS Markit United Arab Emirates PMI increased to 52.6 in March 2021 from 50.6 in the previous month. This was the strongest reading in since July 2019, indicating a solid upturn in business conditions. Output expanded to the strongest reading for over a year-and-half and pointed to a sharp uplift in non-oil activity. New business increased as the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out reportedly boosted spending. Efforts to restart construction work were also a key factor to growth. Meantime, employment level slightly declined, with backlogs of works falling for the seventh month running. At the same time, purchasing activity growth slowed to a four-month low. Prices data showed input prices rose to the fastest since November 2018, due to a faster rise in transport prices, while output prices fell to the softest for two-and-a-half years. Looking ahead, sentiment improved to the highest since July 2020, due to the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out.
2021-04-05

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.