Manufacturing Activity Grows 15%

During October, in the Dominican Republic the Monthly Manufacturing Activity Index registered a 15% increase with respect to the previous month, variation that is explained by a greater volume of sales and production.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Monthly Manufacturing Activity Index (IMAM) of the Association of Industries of the Dominican Republic (AIRD) rose from 54.1 in September 2019 to 62.3 in October, showing an upward trend, after two consecutive months of decline, says the union report.

The document adds that "... This behavior was because of the variables Sales Volume and Production Volume, since Inventory of Raw Materials, Employment and Delivery Time Suppliers showed a decrease.

Regarding the variables examined, they were weighted and adjusted for seasonality. Sales Volume' went from 54.3 in September to 71.1 in October 2019; 'Production Volume' went from 55.6 in September to 69.6 in October of this year. While 'Employment' decreased from 49.4 to 49.3 from September to October 2019; 'Raw Material Inventory' decreased from 54.8 in September to 52.8 in October 2019 and, finally, 'Deadline for Suppliers' decreased from 54.0 in September to 47.1 in October 2019.
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