Amid falling output and declining new orders as well as sharply rising input costs, Indonesia’s manufacturing activity contracted again in February 2017. The Nikkei Indonesia Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to a reading of 49.3 in February, sliding from 50.4 in the preceding month (a reading below 50.0 indicates contraction, while a reading above 50.0 points at expansion of the manufacturing sector). Meanwhile, buying levels remained unchanged.To subscribe please click here