Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)

BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels. A PMI reading above 50 points indicates manufacturing activity is expanding; below 50 indicates it is contracting. The main PMI and sub-index results are seasonally adjusted.

Soldering on | May 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector remained under its long-term average level of activity for May, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Mid year blues | June 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector fell back into contraction for the first time since the most recent national lock-down in August 2021, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of…...

On the margins | July 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector rose back into expansion for July, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Building blocks | August 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector saw another lift in expansion for August, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Down a gear | September 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector saw an easing of expansion in September, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Common thread | October 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector fell into contraction for the first time in 2022, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Tougher times | November 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector saw deeper levels of contraction in November, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Stuck in reverse | December 2022

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector saw the same level of contraction in December that it experienced the previous month, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Positive start | January 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector saw a positive start to 2023 after three consecutive months of contraction, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Small steps | February 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector experienced a further increase in expansion, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....