China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP

China’s economic recovery woes increase as services sector activity contracts

  • China’s official non-manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) – which measures morale in the services and construction sectors – fell to 47.5 in August
  • The official manufacturing PMI – a survey of sentiment among factory owners – fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July

Topic |   China's economic recovery
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 50.1 in August, from 50.4 in July. Photo: AFP
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