The Unicredit Bank Austria Manufacturing PMI fell to 49.2 in April 2019 from 50.0 in the previous month, signalling the first contraction in manufacturing activity since March 2015. New orders decreased for the fourth month running and at the fastest pace since November 2014 while output growth nearly stalled. Meantime, the rate of job creation slowed further as capacity pressures continued to ease. Also, purchasing activity fell for the second straight month and the most in four years. Likewise, supplier delivery times shortened again and to the greatest extent since July 2013. On the price front, input cost inflation was at 31-month low. Looking ahead, business confidence was the weakest since last November's near four-year low. Manufacturing PMI in Austria is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Austria is expected to be 55.10 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Austria to stand at 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Austria Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 53.40 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Austria Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 49.20 50.00 64.30 46.90 [+]
Industrial Production 5.90 6.70 11.10 -15.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 0.70 6.20 -4.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.20 4.60 16.50 -17.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 87.20 87.00 88.90 75.90 percent [+]
New Orders 113.80 117.20 140.60 74.50 Index Points [+]
Car Registrations 44372.00 29998.00 60813.00 10468.00 [+]
Internet Speed 14100.00 13912.44 14100.00 3287.10 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 2593521.00 2644031.00 3091940.00 1375112.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 714.71 632.07 734.81 235.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 23.90 20.30 29.60 -28.80 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 76.34 76.15 76.34 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 23.00 14.00 [+]
Business Confidence -4.10 -5.60 15.20 -37.80 Index Points [+]
Corruption Index 76.00 75.00 87.00 69.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 14.00 16.00 26.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 26.00 22.00 32.00 18.00 [+]
Electricity Production 6215.00 5660.00 6828.00 4275.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Austria Manufacturing PMI

In Austria, the Bank Austria Manufacturing PMI measures the performance of the manufacturing sector. The Manufacturing 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 manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Austria Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.20 50.00 64.30 46.90 2013 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.80 Apr/19
Brazil 51.50 Apr/19
Canada 49.70 Apr/19
China 50.20 Apr/19
Euro Area 47.90 Apr/19
France 50.00 Apr/19
Germany 44.40 Apr/19
India 51.80 Apr/19
Indonesia 50.40 Apr/19
Italy 49.10 Apr/19
Japan 49.60 May/19
Mexico 50.10 Apr/19
Netherlands 52.00 Apr/19
Russia 51.80 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Apr/19
Singapore 50.30 Apr/19
South Africa 47.20 Apr/19
South Korea 50.20 Apr/19
Spain 51.80 Apr/19
Switzerland 48.50 Apr/19
Turkey 46.80 Apr/19
United Kingdom 53.10 Apr/19
United States 52.60 Apr/19


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