Manufacturing Activity Up 9%
Monday, April 29, 2019
Explained by an increase in production and sales, in March the Monthly Manufacturing Activity Index in the Dominican Republic increased 9% with respect to the same month in 2018.
Data from the Association of Industries of the Dominican Republic (AIRD) indicate that the Monthly Manufacturing Activity Index (IMAM) increased from 55 in February to 60.7 in March, the highest performance during the third month since 2016.

Eldinero.com.do that "...  Regarding these variables analyzed, four of the five variables showed increases: "sales volume" went from 57.0 in February 2019 to 65.9 in March 2019; "production volume" went from 59.6 to 67.9 in March 2019; "delivery time to suppliers" went from 47.9 to 49.1 in March 2019, and the variable "raw material inventory" went from 59.1 to 59.6 in March 2019."

The article adds that "... On the other hand, "Employment" decreased for the second consecutive month from 53.5 in January to 47.5 in February and 46.9 in March 2019.

Source: prensa.com.pa and eldinero.com.do
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Source: prensa.com.pa and eldinero.com.do
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