manufacturing purchasing manager surveys in the U.S. and Euro Area

U.S. and Euro Area Manufacturing PMIs Compared

June 1, 2020

The table below compares the U.S. ISM-compiled and Euroland’s IHS-compiled manufacturing purchasing manager surveys. In May 2020, the U.S. index recovered 1.6 points to 43.1, whereas Euroland’s PMI rose 6.0 points to 39.4. May’s readings represent two-month highs in each instance, and while the spread between the two readings narrowed by a sizable 4.4 points […] More