China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP

China’s factory activity expands at slowest pace in 17 months

  • China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) drops to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June
  • The figure was the lowest since a major contraction in February last year at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic

Topic |   China economy
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June. Photo: AP
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