High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP
High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP

China economy: ‘uneven’ corporate performance in spotlight as industrial profit growth slows in April

  • Record-setting commodity prices in recent weeks, and China’s underperforming consumer goods sector, weigh heavy on manufacturers
  • For April, profits at China’s industrial firms rose by 57 per cent, year on year – down from a 92.3 per cent increase in March

Topic |   China manufacturing
High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP
High prices of bulk commodities have been adding pressure on the production and operation of midstream and downstream industries in China. Photo: AFP
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