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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Key Points

  • Industry Pulse broadly unchanged in March
  • Firms downgrade near-term expectations for business activity
  • And hiring intentions

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Industry Pulse

March 2020

86.1

+1.6 on previous index reading

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Production

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 25%
53%
22%

Balance +3%

(-13 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Production

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 41%
42%
17%

Balance +24%

(-20 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
78%
9%

Balance +3%

(+1 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
81%
7%

Balance +5%

(-2 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 36%
63%
2%

Balance +34%

(+1 on previous reading)

 

Industry Pulse

March 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 16%
80%
4%

Balance +12%

(-12 on previous reading)