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

The official NBS Manufacturing PMI in China unexpectedly rose to 51.8 in November of 2017 from 51.6 in the prior month while markets expected 51.4. Output (54.3 from 53.4 in October), new orders (53.6 from 52.9) and new export orders (50.8 from 50.1) increased at faster paces amid strengthening business confidence (57.9 from 57.0). Also, buying quantity went up more (53.5 from 53.2). Meantime, employment declined for the eighth straight month (48.8 from 49.0) while raw materials in stock (48.4 from 48.6) and orders in hand (46.6 from 45.6) continued to fall. 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
2017-09-30 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 52.4 51.7 51.5 51.8
2017-10-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.6 52.4 52.0 52.1
2017-11-30 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.8 51.6 51.4 51.7
2017-12-31 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI 51.8 51.7
2018-01-01 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI
2018-02-01 01:00 AM NBS Manufacturing PMI


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 51.80 51.60 59.20 38.80 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 54.80 54.30 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.80 51.00 52.30 47.20 [+]
Services PMI 51.90 51.20 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 6.20 6.60 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 0.56 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.70 8.10 11.40 6.30 percent [+]
New Orders 53.60 52.90 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 10815.70 11109.60 12662.30 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2957600.00 2703500.00 3057340.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2224800.00 2297200.00 2644046.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2352500.00 2342600.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 -0.10 3.00 -3.80 percent [+]
Internet Speed 7583.32 6295.74 7583.32 635.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 98862937.00 104032031.00 119094184.00 28818357.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 72362.00 71827.00 74594.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -1.30 -3.80 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.80 76.80 76.80 72.90 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.00 4.95 5.00 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 27.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.60 51.00 53.50 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 21989.60 22140.00 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 6245080.00 5584600.00 6880320.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 78.00 78.00 99.00 78.00 [+]
Electricity Production 503800.00 522000.00 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.80 51.60 59.20 38.80 2005 - 2017 Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 8.00 Oct/17
Brazil 56.50 Nov/17
Canada 63.00 Nov/17
China 51.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.49 Nov/17
France 112.00 Nov/17
Germany 117.50 Nov/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 110.80 Nov/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.40 Nov/17
Netherlands 9.10 Nov/17
Russia -4.00 Nov/17
South Korea 83.00 Nov/17
Spain 2.50 Nov/17
Switzerland 110.30 Nov/17
Turkey 106.30 Nov/17
United Kingdom -11.00 Dec/17
United States 58.20 Nov/17