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Chief economist update: Chinese manufacturing ramps up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
... returned with a vengeance after a brief pause during the country's Lunar New Year holidays. National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data show that China's manufacturing PMI rebounded to a three-month high of reading 51.9 in March from 50.6 in February. ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore is hot
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021
... expectations for a 6.1% gain and accelerating from the third quarter's 4.9% annual rate. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) noted that the acceleration in economic growth came mostly from mining, while manufacturing grew at a steady pace, with ...
Chief economist update: No Karens in China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... have returned to expansion in May and strengthened even more in June. More recently, China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released data showing that profits at the country's industrial firms jumped by 11.5% in the month of June - the fastest ...
First in first out?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
... for several days running aren't good news enough, the latest purchasing managers' survey from the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) provides an early indication that economic activity there has returned to expansion. The official manufacturing PMI surged ...
Chief economist update: Chinese green shoots?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2019
... was indication enough that China's manufacturing sector has stopped contracting. The official National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) China manufacturing PMI increased to a reading of 50.2 in November - 50 separates contraction from expansion - from ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore on the up and up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2019
... up from 85.03 million tonnes in April and 81.13 million tonnes in May a year ago, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed." China's steel mills production has increased by 10.0% in the year to May, while slower than the 12.7% annual ...
Chief economist update: The (trade) war is back on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2019
"If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done." - Rita Mae Brown. This famous quote might be true in general, but it certainly didn't apply to the 11th hour, last minute trade negotiations between the United States and China on ...
Chief economist update: China stitches it in time
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... is it. Latest data show that China's manufacturing sector is back in expansion. The official National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) China manufacturing PMI increased to a reading of 50.5 in March after dropping to a three-year low of 49.2 in the previous ...
Chief economist update: The grass is paler on the China side
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2018
... consecutive month of decline and the weakest reading since February this year). According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) this is due to intensifying trade tensions, weaker domestic demand and adverse weather. While the latest reading indicates ...
China industrial profits surge
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2017
... Politburo's achievement of its overriding goals should the acceleration in profits continue. China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reports that industrial profits jumped by 24% in the year to August, significantly faster than the previous month's ...
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