China manufacturing sector

China factory activity rises to 5-year high

China factory activity rises to 5-year high

The official manufacturing purchasing managers' index rose to 52.4 in September, up from 51.7 in the previous month and the highest level since April 2012.

Sep 30, 2017, 09:52 AM IST
China manufacturing expands for first time in 9 months

China manufacturing expands for first time in 9 months

The official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI), which tracks activity in factories and workshops, rebounded to 50.2 last month, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.

Apr 01, 2016, 08:52 AM IST
China February factory activity shrinks more than expected

China February factory activity shrinks more than expected

Activity in China`s manufacturing sector shrank for the seventh month in a row in February and more sharply than expected, an official survey showed, suggesting the government will have to ramp up stimulus to avoid a deeper economic slowdown.

Mar 01, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low

China manufacturing index tumbles to more than six-year low

A key indicator of China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed today, fuelling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.

Aug 21, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

India's manufacturing, services growth outpaced China in December: HSBC

Data for the four largest emerging economies portrayed mixed fortunes in December.

Jan 07, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

China's manufacturing activity hits four-month high in August

The Flash HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 50.1 from July's final reading of 47.7, which was the weakest in 11 months, though it barely passed the watershed 50 line which demarcates expansion of activities from contraction.

Aug 22, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

Asia shares, currencies find hope in China pickup

Asian markets were thrown a lifeline on Thursday when surprisingly strong data on China's huge manufacturing sector helped offset rising U.S. bond yields, lifting currencies and shares from deep early lows.

Aug 22, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

Asian shares, commodities up on China PMI

A separate HSBC PMI survey showed China's factory activity shrank for a third straight month in July, matching a preliminary reading published last week.

Aug 01, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

China's manufacturing PMI rises

Enterprises are demonstrating positive signs in their performance and the economy is stabilizing with upward momentum, reported Xinhua citing the statement.

Apr 01, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

China's manufacturing sector expands

An official survey showed that China's manufacturing sector continued to expand in January but at a slower pace, which analysts said suggests a steady growth trend in China's economy.

Feb 01, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

China manufacturing contracts again

The Septemper index ended the manufacturing PMI's continuous decline for four straight months.

Oct 01, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Growth up in China's non-manufacturing sector

The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.

Sep 03, 2012, 12:08 PM IST

China workshops struggle, but tougher times ahead

A broad and bruising downturn is sweeping through China's giant manufacturing sector, ensnaring thousands of factories already fighting for survival in the face of plunging profit margins.

Dec 12, 2011, 11:35 AM IST

HSBC flash PMI points to China factory upturn

China's vast manufacturing sector picked up moderately in October, snapping a three-month contraction and underscoring the resilience of the world's second-largest economy backed by robust domestic demand.

Oct 24, 2011, 10:16 AM IST

China manufacturing eases for 3rd month, prices up

China's manufacturing sector contracted for a third consecutive month in September, suggesting that the world's second-largest economy is not immune to global headwinds although few analysts expect a hard landing.

Sep 30, 2011, 11:03 AM IST