China's manufacturing activity falls for 8th straight month in October
China's manufacturing activity falls for 8th straight month in October

China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders flickered into life, a private survey showed on Monday, pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second-largest economy. 

China's manufacturing continues to be weak: Official data
China's manufacturing continues to be weak: Official data

China's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 49.8 in September, up from 49.7 for August, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP).

China manufacturing contracts, eurozone and US slows

China`s giant manufacturing industry contracted and eurozone and US growth eased in August in data published on Tuesday, while the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for world growth this year.

China issues plan for gleaming high-tech future

China has unveiled a vision for the next stage of its economic ascent, moving from plain manufacturing to a world of prosperity from space, e-commerce, green energy and bioengineering, among others.

'High wages in China offer India chance to be global manufacturing hub'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said higher wage cost in China presents the best opportunity for India to turn into a global manufacturing hub.

China manufacturing shrinks again in February: Govt

China`s manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world`s second-largest economy.

China manufacturing expands in February: HSBC

British banking giant HSBC said its preliminary purchasing managers' index (PMI) reading for this month came in at a four-month high of 50.1, up from 49.7 in January.

India outperforms China in manufacturing, services sectors growth in January
India outperforms China in manufacturing, services sectors growth in January

Registering one of the fastest growth rates in two years, India's manufacturing and services sectors expanded at a faster pace than China in January, says an HSBC report.

China manufacturing index edges up in January: HSBC

Chinese manufacturing activity picked up marginally in January but still contracted, a closely watched gauge indicated, as growth in the world's number two economy slows down.

China services sector hits 3-month high of 53.4

A sub-index measuring new business cooled slightly to 53.9 in December from a 2-1/2 years high of 54.2 in November, but remained well in expansion territory.

China November manufacturing activity falls to six-month low, stalls at 50.0

The final HSBC/Markit China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) edged down to 50.0 in November, a six-month low.

China October manufacturing at tepid three-month high: HSBC

China`s manufacturing growth picked up to a three-month high in October, a closely watched private survey confirmed Monday, but did little to counter a picture of slowing growth in the world`s second-largest economy.

China's industrial profits up 11.4%

Out of the total 41 industrial sectors, profits of 35 sectors rose, one remained flat and five dropped in the first half from the same period last year.

China manufacturing index jumps to 18-month high: HSBC

The HSBC preliminary purchasing managers index (PMI), which tracks activity in China`s factories and workshops, leapt to 52.0 this month, its highest since January 2013.

China, U.S. factory growth accelerates; euro zone stumbles

U.S. and China manufacturing activity expanded in May, putting the world`s two largest economies on a seemingly firmer path to recovery, but a slowdown in euro zone factory growth boosted expectations of policy easing by the European Central Bank.

China HSBC manufacturing PMI hits seven-month low in February

China`s factory activity shrank again in February as output and new orders fell, a private survey found on Monday, reinforcing concerns of a slowdown in the world`s second largest economy.

Asian shares dive as Fed cut sparks emerging market fears

Tokyo dived 3.33 percent by the break, Sydney shed 1.00 percent, Hong Kong fell 1.42 percent and Shanghai lost 0.20 percent. Singapore was down by 1.02 percent, Manila by 1.37 percent and Jakarta 1.15 percent.

China manufacturing index at six-month low: HSBC

Chinese manufacturing contracted for the first time in six months in January, HSBC confirmed Thursday, raising questions over growth prospects for the world`s second-largest economy this year.

Global factory growth picks up but Europe diverging

Increasing demand for manufactured goods drove global factory activity higher last month but the spurt in the euro zone masked a widening disparity among some of the bloc`s key members.

China manufacturing index steady at 19-month high

It was up from 51.1 in September and the highest since reaching 53.3 in April 2012.