S&P Global United States Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)

Country:
United States
USD, US dollar
Source:
Sector:
Business
Medium 52.7 52.4
52.4
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
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52.5
52.7
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Markit Manufacturing PMI is an indicator of changes in business conditions in the US manufacturing sector in the specified month. The indicator is based on monthly surveys of purchasing managers working in private companies of the manufacturing sector.

Often purchasing managers can track changes in market conditions prior to other company employees, because purchases precede company's production activities. Purchasing managers are among the first to notice such changes. The sample for the survey are chosen so as to cover the maximum possible number of large companies across the country.

Unlike the PMI published by ISM, Markit PMI only includes information from private companies. Purchasing managers fill in questionnaire, in which they characterize the main parameters of their work:

  • Output
  • New orders
  • Backlogs
  • Price paid (for materials, services and goods purchased in the production process)
  • Prices received
  • Suppliers' delivery times
  • Inventories
  • Employment
  • Future output

Respondents are asked to provide a relative estimate, showing whether the above parameters have improved, deteriorated or have not changed. Individual subindexes are calculated based on these answers. These subindexes characterize inflation, employment and other key indicators of economic activity. The index is seasonally adjusted. Individual weights are given to polled companies. Readings above 50 indicate that most of respondents positively characterize current business conditions. Readings below 50 mean worsening of business conditions.

PMI is one of the most popular indexes closely watched by analysts. It provides operational information covering the entire manufacturing sector. It is interpreted as a leading indicator of production and inflation. Manufacturing PMI growth is an indication of favorable market conditions and can be seen as positive for the US dollar.

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The chart of the entire available history of the "S&P Global United States Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
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Jun 2022
52.7
52.4
52.4
Jun 2022 prelim.
52.4
57.3
57.0
May 2022
57.0
57.5
57.5
May 2022 prelim.
57.5
59.5
59.2
Apr 2022
59.2
59.7
59.7
Apr 2022 prelim.
59.7
58.7
58.8
Mar 2022
58.8
58.5
58.5
Mar 2022 prelim.
58.5
57.4
57.3
Feb 2022
57.3
57.5
57.5
Feb 2022 prelim.
57.5
55.3
55.5
Jan 2022
55.5
55.0
55.0
Jan 2022 prelim.
55.0
57.8
57.7
Dec 2021
57.7
57.8
57.8
Dec 2021 prelim.
57.8
58.7
58.3
Nov 2021
58.3
59.1
59.1
Nov 2021 prelim.
59.1
58.8
58.4
Oct 2021
58.4
59.2
59.2
Oct 2021 prelim.
59.2
60.7
60.7
Sep 2021
60.7
60.5
60.5
Sep 2021 prelim.
60.5
61.2
61.1
Aug 2021
61.1
61.2
61.2
Aug 2021 prelim.
61.2
63.4
63.4
Jul 2021
63.4
63.1
63.1
Jul 2021 prelim.
63.1
62.4
62.1
Jun 2021
62.1
62.6
62.6
Jun 2021 prelim.
62.6
61.9
62.1
May 2021
62.1
61.5
61.5
May 2021 prelim.
61.5
60.6
60.5
Apr 2021
60.5
60.6
60.6
Apr 2021 prelim.
60.6
59.1
59.1
Mar 2021
59.1
59.0
59.0
Mar 2021 prelim.
59.0
58.6
58.6
Feb 2021
58.6
58.5
58.5
Feb 2021 prelim.
58.5
59.2
59.2
Jan 2021
59.2
59.1
59.1
Jan 2021 prelim.
59.1
56.8
57.1
Dec 2020
57.1
56.5
56.5
Dec 2020 prelim.
56.5
56.7
56.7
Nov 2020
56.7
56.7
56.7
Nov 2020 prelim.
56.7
53.4
53.4
Oct 2020
53.4
53.3
53.3
Oct 2020 prelim.
53.3
53.4
53.2
Sep 2020
53.2
53.5
53.5
Sep 2020 prelim.
53.5
53.3
53.1
Aug 2020
53.1
53.6
53.6
Aug 2020 prelim.
53.6
51.1
50.9
Jul 2020
50.9
51.3
51.3
Jul 2020 prelim.
51.3
49.7
49.8
Jun 2020
49.8
49.6
49.6
Jun 2020 prelim.
49.6
42.3
39.8

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