Usa, indice Ism manifattura scende a 53,5 a maggio, attese 53,9

venerdì 1 giugno 2012 16:05
 

1 giugno (Reuters) - The Institute for Supply Management on
Friday  	
reported its monthly indexes of manufacturing activity for May. 	
    A listing of the main ISM components follows:  	
 	
                  May  April  March    Feb    Jan    Dec    Nov 	
PMI              53.5   54.8   53.4   52.4   54.1   53.1   52.2 	
New Orders       60.1   58.2   54.5   54.9   57.6   54.8   55.0 	
Production       55.6   61.0   58.3   55.3   55.7   58.9   55.7 	
Employment       56.9   57.3   56.1   53.2   54.3   54.8   52.4 	
Supplier Delvs   48.7   49.2   48.0   49.0   53.6   51.5   51.3 	
Inventories      46.0   48.5   50.0   49.5   49.5   45.5   46.5 	
Prices           47.5   61.0   61.0   61.5   55.5   47.5   45.0 	
Backlog Ords     47.0   49.5   52.5   52.0   52.5   48.0   45.0 	
Exports          53.5   59.0   54.0   59.5   55.0   53.0   52.0 	
Imports          53.5   53.5   53.5   54.0   52.5   54.0   49.0 	
 	
  FORECAST: 	
  Reuters survey of economists on average expected a median
reading   	
of 53.9 in May versus an April reading of 54.8. 	
 	
  THE SURVEY: The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business is  	
based on data provided monthly by purchasing executives at over 	
350 industrial companies. It reflects changes in the current  	
month compared with the previous month. Responses are raw  	
data. 	
 	
  FULL TEXT: 	
  Reuters Terminal users should click for the  	
text of the Institute for Supply Management's Purchasing  	
Managers Survey. It can be found on the Internet at the  	
following address: www.ism.ws  	
 	
   	
Keywords: USA ECONOMY/ISM