The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.1 in April, a decrease on March’s performance of 50.5. Photos: Reuters

China’s PMI suffers surprise decline in April despite Beijing’s stimulus efforts

  • China’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell in April, suggesting Beijing’s stimulus is having muted impact on the economy
  • Manufacturing PMI fell to 50.1 in April, while non-manufacturing PMI fell to 54.3, both missing analysts’ higher expectations
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The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.1 in April, a decrease on March’s performance of 50.5. Photos: Reuters
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