Supply chain and labour issues constrain Australian manufacturing expansion

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) increased a further 2.5 points to 55.7 in March – the highest monthly result since July 2021 (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion. Innes Willox, chief executive of Ai Group the national employer […]

04/04/2022 - 19:26 pm
Ai Group

Australian manufacturing recovery stalls over holiday period

The Australian Industry (Ai) Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) fell by 6.4 points to 48.4 over the summer holiday period (December 2021 and January 2022*), indicating weaker conditions compared with November 2021 (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction). Innes Willox, chief […]

01/02/2022 - 13:04 pm

Manufacturing treads water in October

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) eased by 0.8 points to 50.4 in October – a fourth consecutive month of deceleration and the weakest monthly result for the index since September 2020 (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion). Four […]

03/11/2021 - 15:10 pm

Australian PMI indicates improving circumstances

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Services Index (Australian PSI) rose by 1.4 points to 54.3 over the summer holiday period (December 2020 and January 2021), indicating a further improvement in conditions following the Covid-19 recession of 2020 (results above 50 points indicate expansion, with the distance from 50 points indicating the strength of […]

05/02/2021 - 14:32 pm

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