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PMI Quarterly on China Manufacturing (3Q 2018)

PMI indicates growth deceleration of production and economic activities in China

  • Output growth softens.
  • New export orders decrease at a faster pace.
  • Backlogs of orders index falls to seven-month low.
  • Stocks of finished goods and stocks of major inputs continue to shrink.
  • Growth of purchasing activities moderates.
  • Input prices index rises to nine-month high.
  • Ex-factory prices index stays high in September.
  • Imports index hits 31-month low.
  • Employment index drops to seven-month low.
  • Suppliers’ delivery slows slightly.
  • Purchasing managers remain optimistic.

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