PMI Climbs to 58.9 in April


Hungary’s seasonally-adjusted Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to 58.9 points in April from 57.6 in March, the Hungarian Association of Logistics, Purchasing and Inventory Management (Halpim) said on Monday.

A PMI over 50 signals expansion in the manufacturing sector.


Among the PMI sub-indices, the new orders index climbed from the previous month and remained over 50. The production volume index also rose and stayed over the 50-point mark. The employment index increased, and showed growth. Delivery times were longer than in March.


The gauge of purchased inventories rose at a slower pace and was over the 50-point mark.

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