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.

Stepping Up | October 2021

Stepping Up | October 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector saw further steps into expansion for October, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
North vs South | September 2021

North vs South | September 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector saw an overall return to expansion for September, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Back to the future | August 2021

Back to the future | August 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector returned to contraction on the back of another nationwide lockdown, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Heavy labour | July 2021

Heavy labour | July 2021

Expansion in New Zealand's manufacturing sector lifted again in July to record its second highest result, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Tight at the top | June 2021

Tight at the top | June 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Positive pressure | May 2021

Positive pressure | May 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Wheels keep turning | April 2021

Wheels keep turning | April 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
New orders boost | March 2021

New orders boost | March 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Easing back | February 2021

Easing back | February 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Solid start to year | January 2021

Solid start to year | January 2021

New Zealand's manufacturing sector started the year with expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
BNZ – BusinessNZ PMI – December 2020

BNZ – BusinessNZ PMI – December 2020

New Zealand's manufacturing sector experienced contraction for the last month of 2020, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
BNZ – BusinessNZ PMI – November 2020

BNZ – BusinessNZ PMI – November 2020

New Zealand's manufacturing sector experienced a pick-up in expansion during November, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).