Date
22 July 2018

Sept non-manufacturing PMI rises to six-month high, NBS says

China’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the non-manufacturing sector in September rose to a six-month high at 55.4, up 1.5 points from August, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing on Thursday. A figure above 50 suggests expansion. The new orders index climbed to 53.4 from 50.9 in the previous month, marking the fifth consecutive monthly gain, while the business expectations sub-index fell 2.8 points to 60.1, the data showed.

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