PHILIPPINES' PURCHASING MANAGERS' (PMI) INDEX        
  in percent              
  for periods indicated            
                 
  PISM1 IHS Markit2
  Overall Manufacturing Services Retail & Wholesale Manufacturing
   
2014 Jan 60.7 57.4 63.0 60.0 -
  Feb 58.9 57.2 61.6 53.2 -
  Mar 60.8 55.2 64.4 57.0 -
  Apr 58.3 54.1 60.1 56.0 -
  May 61.7 56.4 65.1 56.5 -
  Jun 59.9 55.7 62.0 57.7 -
  Jul 59.0 54.7 62.3 52.9 -
  Aug 57.9 56.1 59.4 54.8 -
  Sep 59.1 58.7 60.4 55.5 -
  Oct 58.7 58.7 59.5 57.4 -
  Nov 58.6 58.3 59.2 55.4 -
  Dec 55.5 54.0 55.3 56.6 -
 
2015 Jan 58.4 58.0 60.3 54.7 -
  Feb 59.5 55.4 62.7 54.4 -
  Mar 57.4 54.5 58.2 59.7 -
  Apr 58.1 52.6 60.5 55.4 -
  May 56.0 51.9 58.6 51.3 -
  Jun 56.1 51.0 58.4 53.8 -
  Jul 57.4 55.5 58.6 55.4 -
  Aug 57.3 53.1 59.7 54.4 -
  Sep 58.9 55.4 62.0 52.9 -
  Oct 57.1 56.5 59.2 51.9 -
  Nov 55.1 53.1 55.4 55.7 -
  Dec 56.5 49.5 58.7 55.9 -
 
2016 Jan 55.4 55.8 56.3 54.8 53.0
  Feb 54.7 57.1 53.9 55.5 54.1
  Mar 54.7 54.4 55.6 52.8 54.4
  Apr 56.3 56.7 56.7 52.7 56.5
  May 58.4 57.5 59.5 55.6 55.8
  Jun 55.5 55.9 54.5 57.2 55.5
  Jul 55.4 53.3 55.4 58.2 56.3
  Aug 56.5 55.7 56.2 58.9 55.3
  Sep 56.7 54.9 57.5 57.4 57.5
  Oct 53.6 54.5 52.8 56.4 56.5
  Nov 55.4 53.4 55.3 57.5 56.3
  Dec 57.5 57.0 57.5 55.7 55.7
   
2017 Jan 54.7 55.3 54.7 56.9 52.7
  Feb 56.6 54.2 58.2 56.4 53.6
  Mar 55.2 55.0 56.0 54.1 53.8
  Apr 54.0 51.1 54.8 54.0 53.3
  May 53.1 52.0 53.3 53.9 54.3
  Jun 54.6 51.6 56.6 51.4 53.9
  Jul 55.7 52.8 57.2 54.4 52.8
  Aug 56.2 54.3 57.8 53.4 50.6
  Sep 54.1 51.6 55.9 52.8 50.8
  Oct 56.8 55.9 57.7 56.7 53.7
  Nov 55.4 54.2 55.5 55.8 54.8
  Dec 57.3 55.4 58.2 54.7 54.2
 
2018 Jan 58.0 56.6 59.6 58.2 51.7
  Feb 54.7 54.9 55.1 55.0 50.8
  Mar 54.6 53.5 55.5 54.7 51.5
  Apr 55.9 53.9 56.5 55.2 52.7
  May 53.8 52.3 55.3 50.7 53.7
  Jun 53.0 52.5 53.2 52.1 52.9
  Jul 54.4 55.2 53.9 54.3 50.9
  Aug 57.8 54.5 59.2 57.8 51.9
  Sep 52.0
  Oct
  Nov
  Dec
                 
   
1 Based on monthly interviews of purchasing supply managers from top manufacturing, services and wholesale and retail trade firms about the current market conditions produced by Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PISM). The overall index represents the weighted average of PMI across these sectors.  
2 Based on monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in over 400 industrial companies produced by IHS Markit. The manufacturing sector is divided into the following 8 broad categories: Basic Metals, Chemicals & Plastics, Electrical & Optical, Food & Drink, Mechanical Engineering, Textiles & Clothing, Timber & Paper, Transport.  
  For all indices, an index above 50 indicates an expansion, and an index below 50 implies a contraction. Data are seasonally adjusted.  
- Data not available  
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Sources: PISM and Bloomberg with IHS Markit as source of basic data Text Box: r