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  1. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory activity healthiest in five months, HSBC flash PMI shows

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:18am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing HSBC flash PMI of 49.7 is best reading in five months, but still shows slight contraction China's factory sector shows signs of recovery China's factory sector turned in its best performance in five months this month, a preliminary HSBC survey showed yesterday, though overall manufacturing growth still contracted slightly, suggesting the outlook remains ...

  2. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory sector still losing momentum, HSBC PMI shows

    Posted May 05th 2014, 10:01am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing HSBC/Markit private survey says the segment contracted for the fourth straight month in April Mainland factory sector still losing momentum: PMI Activity ... The final reading of the HSBC/Markit purchasing managers' index came in at 48.1, lower than a preliminary reading of 48.3 but up slightly from an eight-month low of 48 in March. The figure has ...

  3. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    Drop in HSBC flash PMI confirms weakness in Chinese economy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:46am by BLOOM

    ... HSBC and Markit Economics dropped to 48.1 this month, the companies said yesterday. The preliminary reading compares with the 48.7 median estimate of 22 analysts surveyed and last month's ... HONGBIN, ECONOMIST, HSBC The State Council said last week that China would speed up construction projects and other measures to support the world's second-largest economy. "Weakness ...

  4. Business - Commodities - MANUFACTURING

    China manufacturing index hits seven-month high: HSBC

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s manufacturing activity expanded at its strongest pace in seven months in October, British banking giant HSBC said on Thursday, adding to evidence the world’s second-largest economy is recovering. HSBC’s preliminary purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for this month hit 50.9, a significant improvement from September’s 50.2 and the highest since ...

  5. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    China HSBC flash PMI ticks up from August low

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 10:51am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... of factory managers showed on Thursday. The HSBC Flash China manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) ticked up to 47.8, from 47.6 in August. There was a broad steadying across the sub-indexes ... remain lacklustre, thanks to weak new business flows and a longer than expected destocking process,” Qu Hongbin, chief economist for China at HSBC, said in a statement accompanying the survey. ...

  6. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China factory activity shrinks for 4th month, but pace of decline slows

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... to the government's targeted measures to underpin growth, but believe more policy support may be needed as structural reforms put additional pressures on activity. The HSBC/Markit flash Purchasing Managers ...

  7. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    Factories recovering despite PMI dip

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by Reuters

    ... a pickup in new orders, a preliminary private survey showed yesterday, in line with other recent data pointing to a resilient but slowing economy. The flash Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' ... measuring employment and stocks of purchases showed faster rates of decrease. "The December HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI reading slowed marginally from November's final ...

  8. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    China firms face fresh credit, export crunch

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 10:02am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Nick Edwards nick.edwards@scmp.com Latest HSBC preliminary figures show manufacturing running at nine-month low China firms face new credit crunch Concerns are growing that China's ... at their slowest pace in nine months, according to a so-called flash, or preliminary reading from the HSBC Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) yesterday. The survey tracks mainly small and medium-sized firms ...

  9. Business - Commodities - MANUFACTURING

    PMIs a boost for China's iron ore but hide steel overcapacity

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:09am by Reuters

    ... managers' index hit an 18-month high of 51.4 last month, while the HSBC measure reached a seven-month peak of 50.9. Both PMIs indicate improving conditions in the mainland's vast manufacturing ...

  10. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    China August official manufacturing PMI beats expectation, rises to 51

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 09:20am by Reuters

    ... rising to 50.2 from 49 in July, suggesting external demand is also up. A separate PMI survey sponsored by HSBC, which focuses more on small- and medium-sized firms in the private sector, ...




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