China NBS Manufacturing PMI  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The official NBS Manufacturing PMI in China jumped to 52.4 in September of 2017 from 51.7 in August and well above market estimates of 51.5. It was the fastest expansion in factory activity since April 2012, as output (54.7 from 54.1 in a month earlier), new orders (54.8 from 53.1) and new export orders increased at faster paces. In addition, buying quantity (53.8 from 52.9) went up significantly from the prior month and business confidence remained firm (59.4 from 59.5). Meantime, raw materials in stock (48.9 from 48.3) and orders in hand (47.4 from 46.1) declined at slower rates while employment fell for the sixth straight month (49.0 from 49.1). Meantime, suppliers' delivery time were unchanged from a month earlier (at 49.3). Business Confidence in China averaged 52 from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 59.20 in April of 2008 and a record low of 38.80 in November of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.4 51.7 51.6 51.5
2017-08-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.7 51.4 51.3 51.5
2017-09-30 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 52.4 51.7 51.5 51.8
2017-10-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 52.4 51.6
2017-11-30 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 52
2017-12-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.7


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 52.40 51.70 59.20 38.80 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.40 53.40 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.00 51.60 52.30 47.20 [+]
Services PMI 50.60 52.70 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 6.00 6.40 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.46 0.41 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.90 6.70 11.40 6.30 percent [+]
New Orders 54.80 53.10 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 10815.70 11109.60 12662.30 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2709100.00 2186000.00 3057340.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2297200.00 1789600.00 2644046.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2342600.00 1875200.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.40 3.00 -3.80 percent [+]
Mining Production -3.40 -1.30 7.90 -3.60 percent [+]
Mni Business Sentiment 55.90 53.10 77.20 38.70 [+]
Steel Production 74594.00 74021.00 74594.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.95 4.89 4.95 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.40 52.40 53.50 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 21185.00 21283.40 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 40.00 37.00 40.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 79.00 83.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 4921350.00 4248120.00 6880320.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 78.00 80.00 99.00 78.00 [+]
Electricity Production 594500.00 604700.00 604700.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China NBS Manufacturing PMI

In China, the NBS Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of more large-scale, state-owned companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. . This page provides - China Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China NBS Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.40 51.70 59.20 38.80 2005 - 2017 Monthly




business confidence by Country

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Australia 7.00 Sep/17
Brazil 55.70 Sep/17
Canada 59.60 Sep/17
China 52.40 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.34 Sep/17
France 110.00 Sep/17
Germany 115.20 Sep/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 111.63 Jun/17
Italy 110.40 Sep/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.66 Sep/17
Netherlands 8.50 Sep/17
Russia -3.00 Sep/17
South Korea 83.00 Sep/17
Spain 2.10 Sep/17
Switzerland 105.80 Sep/17
Turkey 111.60 Sep/17
United Kingdom 5.00 Sep/17
United States 60.80 Sep/17