PREMIUMRebound in Indonesia’s manufacturing activity hinges on pandemic handling

first_imgLog in with your social account A rebound in Indonesia’s manufacturing sector will depend in large part on the country’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, analysts have warned.The headline figure of Indonesia’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 47.2 in September from 50.8 in August. A reading below the threshold point of 50 indicates a contraction in activities from the previous month.The manufacturing PMI, a monthly survey of 400 manufacturers to gauge the trend in the sector from business information provider IHS Markit, showed a sign of deterioration for the first time after steadily recovering from a record-low in April.Once Jakarta lifts its second large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) and purchasing power recovers, the index is expected to slightly rise again, said Andry Satrio Nugroho, the head of the Center of Industry, Trade and Investment at the Insti… Forgot Password ? Facebook purchasing-managers-index IHS-Markit manufacturing-industry COVID-19 PSBB demand purchasing-power Topics : Google Linkedin LOG INDon’t have an account? Register herelast_img read more