JPMorgan Global PMI: Global Report on Manufacturing - September 3, 2013
Global Manufacturing Growth Edges Higher
The growth rate of the global manufacturing sector continued to edge higher in August. Although the overall pace of expansion remained only moderate at best, it was nonetheless the fastest signaled since June 2011.
At 51.7 in August, up from 50.8 in July, the JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI™ — a composite index* produced by JPMorgan and Markit in association with ISM and IFPSM — signaled growth for the eighth month running.