Analysis: Global, UK, NI & RoI performance by sector

The latest PMI highlights many noteworthy trends on the local, national and global economies from February 2017. This slide pack explores them in more detail.

  • Global output growth eases from January’s 22-mth high
  • US composite slips from 14-mth high
  • EZ composite PMI (56.0) at highest level since April 2011
  • Russian composite PMI eases from January’s 8½-year high
  • Brazil (46.6) contracting but India (50.7) returns to growth
  • Global input price inflation eases from 67-mth high
  • Developed Market manufacturing PMIs slows from its 35-mth high with Emerging Markets hitting a 31-mth high
  • UK output growth eases to a 5-month low due to services & manufacturing slowdown
  • RoI business activity eases from its 10-mth high to 57.8
  • NI output growth slows (53.5) but construction growing again
  • NI manufacturing input cost inflation hits record high
  • NI retailers also raising prices at a record rate

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