Smaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: XinhuaSmaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: Xinhua
Smaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China’s small factories stabilised in March after lockdown, private PMI shows

  • Caixin/Markit PMI for March came in at 50.1, following an all-time low of 40.3 in February. A reading above 50 signifies growth
  • Survey follows official PMI which also showed positive outlook for larger Chinese manufacturers

Topic |   China economy
Smaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: XinhuaSmaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: Xinhua
Smaller firms in China have struggled to resume operations after the coronavirus severely disrupted the economy in the first two months of the years. Photo: Xinhua
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