The IHS Markit Germany Manufacturing PMI dropped to 51.5 in December 2018 from 51.8 in the previous month and below market expectations of 52.0, a preliminary estimate showed. The latest reading pointed to the weakest pace of expansion in the manufacturing sector since March 2016 mainly due to a renewed contraction in manufacturers’ stocks of purchases and easing supply chain pressures. In addition, new orders fell for the third straight month and at the fastest rate since November 2014. Manufacturing PMI in Germany is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Germany is expected to be 52.30 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Germany to stand at 55.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 54.90 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 102.00 102.90 109.80 80.20 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.50 53.30 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.50 51.80 63.30 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.20 52.30 59.00 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 0.70 15.30 -21.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.50 0.10 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.50 0.00 15.50 -24.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 87.10 87.70 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 107.60 107.50 113.80 8.80 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 0.30 0.10 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 8.73 1.42 9.69 -11.37 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1490.00 1616.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 192.30 201.20 201.20 91.05 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -17.50 -24.10 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 450500.00 442500.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 272674.00 252628.00 552865.00 43460.00 [+]
Internet Speed 15298.72 14588.37 15298.72 3207.62 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 38794861.00 38344874.00 38794861.00 18134106.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -5.70 -11.20 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3600.00 3775.00 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.84 82.64 82.84 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 12.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 24.00 20.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Germany Manufacturing PMI

The Markit/BME Germany Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 500 industrial companies. 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 - Germany Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.50 51.80 63.30 32.00 2008 - 2018 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 51.30 Nov/18
Brazil 52.70 Nov/18
Canada 54.90 Nov/18
China 50.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 51.40 Dec/18
France 49.70 Dec/18
Germany 51.50 Dec/18
India 54.00 Nov/18
Indonesia 50.40 Nov/18
Italy 48.60 Nov/18
Japan 52.40 Dec/18
Mexico 49.70 Nov/18
Netherlands 56.10 Nov/18
Russia 52.60 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 55.20 Nov/18
Singapore 51.50 Nov/18
South Africa 49.50 Nov/18
South Korea 48.60 Nov/18
Spain 52.60 Nov/18
Switzerland 57.70 Nov/18
Turkey 44.70 Nov/18
United Kingdom 53.10 Nov/18
United States 53.90 Dec/18


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