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The Purchasing Managers Index demonstrates the direction in which the manufacturing industry’s economy is moving. The PMI compares the current state of the manufacturing sector with the prior month. The neutral value is 50 indicates no change, a value less than 50 means that it’s contracting, and a value greater than 50 means that it’s...
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The Purchasing Managers Index demonstrates the direction in which the manufacturing industry’s economy is moving. The PMI compares the current state of the manufacturing sector with the prior month. The neutral value is 50 indicates no change, a value less than 50 means that it’s contracting, and a value greater than 50 means that it’s...
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The PMI for February came in at 57.9. Compared to the previous month of January, this is an increase of 1.9, or 3.4%. Compared to February 2021, this is a decrease of 4.9, or 7.8%. The Omicron outbreak in December caused a large decrease in the index. As such, this is the second consecutive month...
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The Purchasing Manager’s Index for Puerto Rico for the month of February was recently released. This index is based on a survey of manufacturing facilities manager’s and is used as a main indicator for the current state of manufacturing on the island. A score above 50 in a category indicates positive performance. The PMI for...
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The Purchasing Manager’s Index is a monthly indicator measuring the manufacturing industry, is the index is under the threshold of 50 indicates the industry is contracting and is the index is above the threshold of 50 indicates the industry is expanding. For the month of December, the index fell to 47.6, the first reading under...
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The purchasing manager’s index for Puerto Rico for the month of August came in at 53.8. There was a two-point reduction in the index compared to the previous month of July, a 3.6% decrease. Compared to August 2020 however, the index is 5.7 points or 11.9%, higher. The past 4 months have alternated between higher...
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Pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing is one of the most important components of the Puerto Rican economy. In the 2020 fiscal year, this sector received more than $30 billion in net income. Compared to 2019, net income for this sector increased by 0.03%. We can expect this total to decrease for FY2021 due to the recession...
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The purchasing manager’s Index for June 2021 stood at 53.3. A reading over 50 suggests an expansion for the industry. Compared with May 2021, the index fell by 0.7% compared with the previous month and -10.4% compared with the same month in 2020. The average PMI from January to June was 50.06, while in 2021,...
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