Nigeria Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) April 2018 – April 2019

he Manufacturing PMI in the month of April stood at 57.7 index points, indicating expansion in the manufacturing sector for the 25th consecutive month. The index grew at a faster rate when compared to the index in the month of March. 12 of the 14 subsectors surveyed reported growth in the review month in the following order: electrical equipment; plastics & rubber products; cement; petroleum & coal products; transportation equipment; food, beverage & tobacco products; non-metallic mineral products; chemical & pharmaceutical products; furniture & related products; textile, apparel, leather & footwear; printing & related support activities and fabricated metal products. The paper products and primary metal subsectors recorded decline in the review period.

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