China’s Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slid to 49.5 in August from 50.4 in July, data released on Thursday showed. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slid to 49.5 in August from 50.4 in July, data released on Thursday showed. Photo: Xinhua

China’s factory activity shrinks for first time in 3 months in August as orders weaken

  • Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slid to 49.5 in August from 50.4 in July
  • On Wednesday, China’s official manufacturing PMI rose to 49.4 in August, up from 49 in July

China’s Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slid to 49.5 in August from 50.4 in July, data released on Thursday showed. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slid to 49.5 in August from 50.4 in July, data released on Thursday showed. Photo: Xinhua
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