After three months in decline, China’s manufacturing activity returned to growth territory in March. Photo: Reuters
After three months in decline, China’s manufacturing activity returned to growth territory in March. Photo: Reuters

China’s services sector accelerates in March as manufacturing also sees upturn

  • Official non-manufacturing purchasing managers’ index rises 0.5 points from February to 54.8
  • Manufacturing gauge returns to positive territory after gaining 1.3 points from previous month, its biggest increase for seven years

After three months in decline, China’s manufacturing activity returned to growth territory in March. Photo: Reuters
After three months in decline, China’s manufacturing activity returned to growth territory in March. Photo: Reuters
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