China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September. Photo: AFP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September. Photo: AFP

China’s factory, services activity both contract in October as coronavirus curbs weigh on economy

  • China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in October from 50.1 in September
  • Official non-manufacturing PMI, which measures business sentiment in the services and construction sectors, fell to 48.7 in October from 50.6 in September

China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September. Photo: AFP
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September. Photo: AFP
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