The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters
The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Asia’s manufacturing hubs face ‘tougher times ahead’, even after dreadful March

  • Manufacturing PMIs showed plunging confidence among Asia’s producers, with the exception of those in China and Taiwan
  • Eurozone slump also signals demand shock to come, with analysts warning things could get worse in the second quarter of 2020

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The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters
The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey showed that sentiment among big companies sunk to a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year. Photo: Reuters
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