China’s purchasing managers’ index for June was unchanged from May at 49.4, suggesting a further contraction in activity. Photo: Reuters

China’s manufacturing activity remains sluggish in June as higher US tariffs kick in

  • Purchasing managers’ index unchanged from May at 49.5, suggesting further contraction in the sector
  • Non-manufacturing PMI shows continued expansion but at a slower rate
Topic |   China economy

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China’s purchasing managers’ index for June was unchanged from May at 49.4, suggesting a further contraction in activity. Photo: Reuters
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