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China manufacturing activity expands slightly in September - official PMI
October 1, 2016 / 1:13 AM / a year ago

China manufacturing activity expands slightly in September - official PMI

BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China’s manufacturing sector expanded slightly in September, an official survey showed on Saturday.

An employee works on an assembly line producing automobiles at a factory in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, March 1, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

The official Purchasing Managers’ Index CNPMIB=ECI (PMI) stood at 50.4 in September, identical with the previous month’s 50.4 and above the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction on a monthly basis.

Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted another reading of 50.4.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Richard Borsuk

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