The UniCredit Bank Austria Purchasing Managers' Index offers an evaluation of the economic situation of Austrian industry by selected purchasing managers.

Upswing in Austrian industrial sector continues — but at reduced pace due to supply problems and increased costs

  • UniCredit Bank Austria Purchasing Managers' Index falls to 57.9 points in April
  • Slowdown in new orders leads to decline in output growth 
  • Employment growth losing pace 
  • Sharp acceleration in cost increases triggers record rise in output prices in April
  • Worsening supply problems include a significant increase in suplier´s delivery times
  • Solid growth, but output expectations for the year indicate risk of industry stagnation

as of 27 April 2022.