China's non-manufacturing sector grows

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 12:49

Beijing: China's non-manufacturing sector grew in March, according to figures issued Wednesday.

The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the non-manufacturing sector stood at 55.6 percent in March, up 1.1 percentage points from the previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics said in an online statement.

A PMI reading above 50 percent indicates expansion, while a reading below 50 percent indicates contraction, reported Xinhua.


First Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 12:49

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