Insights

June 2020

Services PMI June

Amid a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Australian services activity rose for the first time in five months during June, according to the latest PMI data.

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Manufacturing PMI June

Australian manufacturing conditions showed some modest improvement in June, according to the headline PMI figure, as the country relaxed its lockdown measures. The survey indicated a marked easing in the rates of decline in both production and new orders while confidence rose to a 16-month high on hopes of a further improvement in the coming months. 

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Manufacturing PMI April

April saw the worst deterioration in Australian manufacturing conditions in four years of data collection, with output and new orders falling at new record rates as stricter COVID-19 measures weighed on the economy.

May 2020

Services PMI May

Latest PMI® data showed business activity across the Australian service sector falling substantially further in May as ongoing measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic continued to hit demand.

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