MAPI quarterly business outlook: While the economic recovery in manufacturing is likely to be...

|By:, SA News Editor
MAPI quarterly business outlook: While the economic recovery in manufacturing is likely to be marked with numerous rough patches, signs are finally emerging that the sector can expect brighter days ahead. MAPI's composite index rises to 38 from 24 in Q2, still squarely in contraction territory, but forward-looking indexes are at much higher levels.