European Manufacturing PMI Declines For Fifth Consecutive Month in June

European countries manufacturing sector remains in expansion for June according to the latest S&P Global PMI™ data with most beating expectations. The eurozone saw output decline, however. The euro area and the UK were some of the larger manufacturing economies to see new business decline. Business optimism in most areas dipped to a two-year low, inflationary pressure remained elevated and supply chains also stayed stretched. The S&P Global Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® fell from 54.6 in May to 52.1 in June, its … Continue reading “European Manufacturing PMI Declines For Fifth Consecutive Month in June”

Most Asian Manufacturing PMI Remain in Expansion Beating Expectations in June

Asian countries manufacturing sector remains in expansion for according to the latest S&P GlobalPMI™ data. Severe price pressures continue as companies generally set higher selling charges in response to rising input costs. Higher costs for energy and shipping in particular are impacting. An easing in COVID restrictions in China started a recovery in the world’s largest manufacturing economy. Headwinds remain with tapering growth of new order intakes, lower business confidence and stretched global supply chains. Asia Manufacturing PMI June 2022  … Continue reading “Most Asian Manufacturing PMI Remain in Expansion Beating Expectations in June”

Global Manufacturing PMI at Lowest Level Since October 2012

Global manufacturing saw production fall for the first time since October 2012, new orders fell at the fastest pace for almost seven years. Business optimism slumped to a series-record low. Declines were registered in the euro area, China and Japan. Increases in the US and India.

U.K. Manufacturing Sector Still Contracting After Brexit Stockpiling Flurry

The UK manufacturing sector in June fell again after a much larger downturn than expected in May. We are seeing balancing after the March spike to 55.1 boosted by stock purchases ahead of Brexit hitting a G-7 record. UK exports were also at their lowest in almost 5 years.

U.K. Manufacturing Sector Contracts Sharply After Brexit Stockpiling Ends

The UK manufacturing sector in May had a much larger downturn than expected, much of it to do with the March spike to 55.1 vs 51.2 expected boosted by stock purchases ahead of Brexit hitting a G-7 record. UK exports were also at their lowest in almost 5 years.