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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Key Points

  • Industry Pulse up in August
  • 26% of firms reporting an increase in non-labour input costs over the past 3 months
  • 83% to keep selling prices unchanged in the near term

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Industry Pulse

August 2020

71.6

+3.6 on previous index reading

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Production

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 25%
26%
49%

Balance -25%

(+26 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Production

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 38%
42%
20%

Balance +18%

(-6 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 8%
72%
21%

Balance -13%

(+12 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 14%
76%
9%

Balance +5%

(+3 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 26%
59%
15%

Balance +12%

(+9 on previous reading)

 

Industry Pulse

August 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
83%
7%

Balance +4%

(-1 on previous reading)