The Nigerian Central bank has revealed on Wednesday, the new development in a report entitled “Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) July 2019 Report”.
The Apex bank also said the growth indicated expansion in the manufacturing sector for the “28th consecutive months at 57.2 points,
”“The employment level index of Manufacturing PMI for July 2019 stood at 57.3 points, indicating growth in employment level for the 27th consecutive month. Of the 14 sub-sectors, 10 reported increased employment level, one reported unchanged employment level while three reported decreased employment in the review month.
The composite PMI for the non-manufacturing sector stood at 58.7 points in July 2019, indicating expansion in the Non-manufacturing PMI for the 27th consecutive month. The index grew at a faster rate when compared to its level in June 2019.