The US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: XinhuaThe US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: Xinhua
The US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: Xinhua

China’s manufacturing sees surprise gain in November but analysts warn economic downturn has yet to bottom out

  • Purchasing managers’ index (PMI) shows expansion in the sector for the first time in six months
  • Construction and services sectors continue their upwards momentum but analysts say trade war and debt will continue to weigh on the economy in the months ahead
Topic |   China economy
The US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: XinhuaThe US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: Xinhua
The US-China trade war has hit Chinese manufacturers hard in 2019. Photo: Xinhua
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