PMI-indekset for US Composite Output faldt for første gang siden oktober 2013 til under værdien 50. Det faldt fra 53,3 til 49,6. Det amerikanske erhvervsliv forudser et svagt fald i aktiviteten.
Uddrag fra IHS Markit:
IHS Markit Flash U.S. Composite PMI™
Output contracts for the first time since October 2013
▪ Flash U.S. Composite Output Index at 49.6 (53.3
in January). 76-month low.
▪ Flash U.S. Services Business Activity Index at
49.4 (53.4 in January). 76-month low.
▪ Flash U.S. Manufacturing PMI at 50.8 (51.9 in
January). 6-month low.
▪ Flash U.S. Manufacturing Output Index at 50.6
(52.4 in January). 7-month low.
Data collected February 12-20
IHS Markit Composite PMI and U.S. GDP
Private sector firms across the U.S. signalled a
slight decline in business activity in February. The
overall contraction was driven by a notable
worsening of service sector performance, where
output fell for the first time in four years.
Adjusted for seasonal factors, the IHS Markit Flash
U.S. Composite PMI Output Index posted 49.6 in
February, down from 53.3 in the opening month of