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.

Headwinds ahead | March 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector experienced a decline in activity during March, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Little momentum | April 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector experienced another decline in activity during April, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Under the weather | May 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector continued its contraction in May, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Tough Times | June 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector showed further contraction in June, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Slipping away | July 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector slipped further into contraction during July, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Struggle street | August 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector continued to lose momentum in August, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Entrenched Contraction | September 2023

New Zealand’s manufacturing sector slipped further into contraction during September, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Downward Spiral | October 2023

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector dropped further during October, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Little Christmas Cheer | November 2023

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector improved during November, but still remained in contraction, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Tough Year | December 2023

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector ended in further contraction, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

Stuck in low gear | January 2024

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector improved in January, but still remained in contraction, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....

On the Improve | February 2024

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector continued to show improvement in February, but still remained in contraction, according to the latest BNZ – BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI)....