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HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI™

Zone(s): China ¦ Sector(s): Trade, Manufacturing
[23 June 2014, Markit Economics] On 23 June, Markit Economics published the latest HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI™ which showed that operating conditions improve for first time in six months

Key points

  • Flash China Manufacturing PMI™ at 50.8 in June (49.4 in May). Seven-month high.
  • Flash China Manufacturing Output Index at 51.8 in June (49.8 in May). Seven-month high.

The HSBC Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index™ (PMI™) is published on a monthly basis ahead of final PMI data, making the HSBC PMI the earliest available indicator of manufacturing sector operating conditions in China. The estimate is typically based on approximately 85%–90% of total PMI survey responses each month and is designed to provide an accurate indication of the final PMI data. June final PMI data will be released on 1 July 2014.

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