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Manufacturing in China

  • China's manufacturing sector, which has been heralded as the factory of the world,

    CHINA, 2015/05/04 Factory activity in the world\'s second major economy, China, held steady in April, coming in slightly above market expectations. The official manufacturing purchasing managers\' index (PMI) was at 50.1 in April, the same level as in March and above expectations of a reading of 50. It was above the crucial 50 mark again, which separates increase from contraction in the industry. Manufacturing activity had contracted in the initial two months of the year.
  • China billionaires take Tesla for example

    CHINA, 2015/04/30 US-based electric automaker Tesla Motors has swiftly graduated from being a new energy startup to a fully fledged automaker that has its shares traded publicly and expands on a world level. While it still has just one model in its dealerships, the carmaker has a successful business model so far, which allowed it to be intensely courted by investors and as well plan huge investments – such as the world’s major battery production facility. Its business model is as well one to be noted in a specific automotive segment – electric cars. And their influence has spread all the way to China – which has numerous billionaires willing to invest in the automotive field, since the country is the planet’s biggest auto market.
  • China Manufacturing PMI On Tap

    CHINA, 2014/01/01 China will on Wednesday see December results for its manufacturing purchasing managers' index, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The PMI is expected to show a score of 51.2 - down from 51.4 in November, but still above the 50 score that separates expansion from contraction.
  • Chinese private sector activity in African markets

    CHINA, 2013/04/13 Increase in Chinese private sector activity in African markets is being led by labour-intensive manufacturing and service industries China’s private sector is gaining ground in African markets, with a heavy concentration in labour-intensive manufacturing activities, followed by service industries, according to new research published by Johns Hopkins University.
  • China's factory activity expanded at a quicker pace

    CHINA, 2013/03/24 China's factory activity expanded at a quicker pace in March, according to a key early gauge of the manufacturing sector's performance.  World bank HSBC said its "flash" index of purchasing managers' sentiment rose to 51.7 in March from February's final reading of 50.4. Any reading above 50 signals expansion in the manufacturing sector.
  • China Manufacturing Growth Picks Up Pace In December

    CHINA, 2012/12/15 China's manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in 14 months in December amid a build-up in new orders, preliminary results of a survey by Markit Economics revealed Friday. The headline HSBC/Markit purchasing managers' index rose to 50.9 in December from 50.5 in November. This was the highest reading in 14 months.
  • Manufacturing Revenue to Grow 19% for China in 2011, Says Industry Group

    CHINA, 2011/02/04 MAPI says increase in 2001 will ease due to tighter monetary policies and sluggish increase part China's major trading partners. Despite the slowdown in fixed investment investment and the normalization of monetary policy, China's economy continued to grow at a double-digit pace in 2010, primarily due to the quick recovery of external request and the robust investment in the real estate sector, according to Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI statement.
  • China and India output jumps sharply in October (2/11/2010)

    CHINA, 2010/11/02 Manufacturers sharply increased output in China and India in October, powered largely by rising domestic request and defying a widespread slowdown in the rest of Asia. The official purchasing managers’ index released by the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing rose to 54.7 from 53.8 in September, indicating strong increase in spite of Beijing’s efforts to slow the economy to avoid investment bubbles.
  • Manufacturing accelerates in September

    CHINA, 2010/10/12 Expansion of China’s manufacturing sector picked up speed in September, according to official data. The purchasing managers’ index rose to 53.8, its highest level since May, up from 51.7 in August and beating expectations of a reading of 52.