An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP
An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP

China HSBC PMI dips to 11-month low as official figure picks up

Official PMI shows mainland factories busier, but HSBC survey finds small firms struggling

An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP
An index focused on smaller firms, such as this textile factory in Anhui province, recorded an 11-month low in July. Photo: AFP
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