A worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: XinhuaA worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China manufacturing collapse confirmed as private sector factory survey hits record low

  • Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) plunged to 40.3 in February from 51.1 in January
  • Caixin survey, which focuses on smaller firms, mirrors huge drop in official PMI data, both of which show the impact of the coronavirus on manufacturers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: XinhuaA worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker works at a workshop in Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
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