Tag: Purchasing Managers' Index


The Cost of Doing Business Becoming Unbearable

The government needs to urgently remedy this situation to enable businesses to help turn around the trajectory of our economy.

Private sector activity up for 4th month in a row

Growth shows that the underlying demand conditions in the economy are consistent with a solid recovery in economic activity, Markit Stanbic survey indicates

Purchasing Managers’ Index climbs to a 22-month high

According to the PMI, the seasonally adjusted PMI rose to 54.7 in February from 52.9 in January, which was consistent with a marked improvement in the health of the private sector

Business climate improves after political storm

On the price front, the Kenyan private sector faced greater overall input costs with the rate of input price inflation intensifying to the sharpest in 26 months

Private sector growth slowdown continues in October

Rates of expansion in output and employment were only marginal, leading to the weakest overall improvement in operating conditions in the survey’s 22-month history

Elections dampen business, survey reveals

The seasonally adjusted Stanbic Bank Purchasing Manager's Index fell to a survey-record low of 42.0 last month from 48.1 in July

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