The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) eased to 51.1 in October, it’s lowest level since February. Photo: AFP

China services sector activity slips to eight-month low in October, Caixin PMI survey shows

  • Caixin/Markit services PMI slipped to 51.1 in October, the lowest level since February, down from 51.3 in September
  • Downward momentum in the private survey’s services gauge comes amid China’s continued trade war with the United States
Topic |   China economy

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The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) eased to 51.1 in October, it’s lowest level since February. Photo: AFP
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.