The Swiss PMI fell to 48.5 in April 2019 from 50.3 in the previous month and well below market expectations of 50.5. The reading pointed to the first month of contraction in factory activity since the beginning of 2015, amid falls in production (-1 point to 48.1), new orders (-6 points to 45), purchasing prices (-3 points to 48.5), purchasing volume (at 46.6) and delivery times (at 48.7). Meanwhile, increases were recorded for stocks purchased (+1.5 points to 51.1), sales stocks (+2.8 points to 51.7) and employment (+0.4 points to 52.9). Manufacturing PMI in Switzerland averaged 54.05 from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 66.90 in December of 2006 and a record low of 32.80 in March of 2009.

Manufacturing PMI in Switzerland is expected to be 52.50 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Switzerland to stand at 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 54.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 96.20 97.10 119.30 71.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.50 50.30 66.90 32.80 [+]
Industrial Production 5.10 0.80 12.30 -10.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.70 0.90 12.80 -11.60 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.82 84.29 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -2642.00 -305.90 4314.50 -4257.30 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13257.00 12927.00 13257.00 3040.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 24.77 25.10 37.56 1.96 Thousand [+]
Internet Speed 21683.45 21238.67 21683.45 4380.25 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3855605.00 3760263.00 3855605.00 1700696.00 IP [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -7.70 -26.90 65.00 -91.10 [+]
Mining Production -6.00 -4.50 19.80 -24.60 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.59 82.37 82.59 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 4.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 38.00 33.00 38.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 85.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 3.00 12.00 3.00 [+]


Switzerland Manufacturing PMI

In Switzerland, the SVME Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey to executives on their procurement expectations for the following month. 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 - Switzerland Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
48.50 50.30 66.90 32.80 1995 - 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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