China manufacturing purchasing managers (PMI) index dropped to 49.3 in October from 49.8 in September, below expectations. Photo: AFP

China manufacturing slumps for sixth straight month, October PMI below expectations

  • China’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) dropped to 49.3 in October from 49.8 in September, below expectations
  • China’s non-manufacturing PMI also fell to 52.8 in October from 53.7 in September, also below expectations
Topic |   China economy
China manufacturing purchasing managers (PMI) index dropped to 49.3 in October from 49.8 in September, below expectations. Photo: AFP
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