The Purchasing Managers Index is a monthly survey of business conditions, using identical survey methodology in each country participating in the surveys.Markit produces the Indice des Acheteurs (Purchasing Managers Index) on behalf of the CDAF and Reuters.
Each month questionnaires are sent to a panel of 400 companies, selected to accurately reflect the structure of the manufacturing sector. Data are collected relating to: output, new orders, export orders, quantity of goods purchased, input prices, supplier delivery performance, stocks of goods purchased, stocks of finished goods and employment. Several of the above series are combined together to form a single composite indicator of the manufacturing sector - the PMI. -Detailed PMI data are only available under licence from Markit and customers need to apply to Markit for a licence. To subscribe to the full data, click on the link below: http://www.markit.com/information/register/reuters-pmi-subscriptions For further information, please phone Markit on +44 20 7260 2454 or email email@example.com