The December HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI reading slowed marginally from November’s final reading. But it still stands above the average reading for 3Q, implying that the recovering trend of the
manufacturing sector starting from July still holds up.
- Flash China Manufacturing PMI™ at 50.5 in December (50.8 in November). Three-month low.
- Flash China Manufacturing Output Index at 51.8 in December (52.2 in November). Two-month low.