Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers’ Index (Manufacturing and Services) - September 2023

Purchasing Managers Indices in September 2023 indicated a contraction in Manufacturing activities and an expansion in Services activities.

Manufacturing PMI recorded an index value of 45.7 in September 2023, indicating a contraction in manufacturing activities. This setback was contributed by the subdued performance observed in all the sub-indices.

Services sector PMI recorded an index value of 54.7 in September 2023, indicating an expansion in the services activities at a slower pace compared to the previous month. This was led by the increases observed in New Businesses, Business Activities, Employment and Expectations for Activity. Nevertheless, Backlogs of Works remained contracted during the month.


Published Date: 

Monday, October 16, 2023