China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua
China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China manufacturing mood steadied in April but fears of overseas collapse heightened

  • China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) was 50.8 for April, slightly worse than analysts’ expectations
  • Figure represents a steadying in mood but factory owners expect a severe export slump due to coronavirus containment abroad

Topic |   China economy
China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua
China’s manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in April, showing some signs of stability in the industrial economy. Photo: Xinhua
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