After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua
After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua

China economy

China small factory activity rises in May as coronavirus lockdowns end

  • Caixin manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rises to 50.7 in May from 49.4 in April
  • Manufacturers record fastest growth in nine years but demand subdued due to continued decline in export orders

Topic |   China economy
After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua
After months of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, production at China’s small factories is returning to growth. Photo: Xinhua
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