The ISM Manufacturing PMI for the US fell to 57.5 in November of 2020 from a two year high of 59.3 reached in October. The PMI came slightly lower than market forecasts of 58, but still pointed to expansion in the overall economy for the seventh month in a row. A slowdown was seen in production (60.8 vs 63), new orders (65.1 vs 67.9) and inventories (51.2 vs 51.9) while employment contracted (48.4 vs 53.2). On the other hand, new export orders increased faster (57.8 vs 55.7). "The manufacturing economy continued its recovery in November. Survey Committee members reported that their companies and suppliers continue to operate in reconfigured factories, but absenteeism, short-term shutdowns to sanitize facilities and difficulties in returning and hiring workers are causing strains that will likely limit future manufacturing growth potential. Panel sentiment, however, is optimistic", said Timothy R. Fiore, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. source: Institute for Supply Management
Business Confidence in the United States averaged 52.88 points from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 77.50 points in July of 1950 and a record low of 29.40 points in May of 1980. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.
Business Confidence in the United States is expected to be 57.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in the United States to stand at 51.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is projected to trend around 53.40 points in 2021 and 52.40 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.