Chinese Ministry releases bearish PMI for October

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 02 November 2011

Exports of minerals are lower and raw material price has dropped

Despite bullish signals last week from HSBC the Chinese Ministry of Information said on Tuesday that the Chinese manufacturing purchasing managers index was in fact down month on month, at 50.4 in October.

This negates the HSBC flash index which last week said that the PMI hit a five-month...

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