Source: IHS Markit
Manufacturing PMI in Germany rose for the second month to reach 65.9 in July from 65.1 in June, the highest since April and third on record.
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- Manufacturing PMI was boosted by new orders, which registered the third-strongest gain on record, leading to an increase in backlogs.
- Output growth remains strong despite falling from June, with lead times the lowest in five months.
- Input and output price inflation rose at the fastest rate in history.
- Employment gained at a record rate as manufacturers added staff to match the increase in demand and capacity.