China Services PMI  2012-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The Caixin China General Services PMI fell unexpectedly to a four-month low of 52.3 in March of 2018 from 54.2 in February and missing market expectations of 54.5. The latest reading pointed to a modest increase in services activity, as new order growth softened and employment rose the least in 19 months. In addition, optimism fell to a six-month low, while outstanding business went up slightly following broadly stagnant backlogs over the opening two months of the year. On the price front, input cost inflation eased to a four-month low and charge inflation picked up from February. Services PMI in China is reported by Markit Economics.

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China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 51.50 50.30 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 54.60 54.40 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.00 51.60 52.30 47.20 [+]
Services PMI 52.30 54.20 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 6.00 7.20 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.33 0.57 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.60 7.00 11.40 6.30 percent [+]
New Orders 53.30 51.00 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 10815.70 11109.60 12662.30 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2656300.00 1717600.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2199100.00 1439200.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2168600.00 1475500.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 100.53 100.88 116.40 97.45 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 7583.32 6295.74 7583.32 635.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 98862937.00 104032031.00 119094184.00 28818357.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 64930.00 67000.00 74594.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -1.10 1.60 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.50 78.00 78.00 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 51.80 53.30 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 15443.00 19144.10 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 41.00 40.00 41.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 77.00 79.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 968900.00 7518710.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 78.00 78.00 99.00 78.00 [+]
Electricity Production 569900.00 519600.00 604700.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Services PMI

The Caixin China General Services PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in over 400 private service sector companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - China Services PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Services PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.30 54.20 54.70 50.00 2012 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




services pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 56.90 Mar/18
Brazil 50.40 Mar/18
China 52.30 Mar/18
Euro Area 55.00 Apr/18
France 57.40 Apr/18
Germany 54.10 Apr/18
India 50.30 Mar/18
Italy 52.60 Mar/18
Japan 50.90 Mar/18
Russia 53.70 Mar/18
Spain 56.20 Mar/18
United Kingdom 51.70 Mar/18
United States 54.40 Apr/18


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