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China’s February Non-Manufacturing PMI Falls to 54.5

March 03, 2013

Following is a table for China’s non-manufacturing purchasing manager’s index (PMI) in February released by the Beijing-based National Bureau of Statistics and Federation of Logistics and Purchasing.

The non-manufacturing PMI, is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives of 1200 companies in 27 non-manufacturing industries.

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                             Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.
                             2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012   2012
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                          --------------------- Index ---------------------
Non-manufacturing PMI        54.5   56.2   56.1   55.6   55.5   53.7   56.3
 New Orders                  51.8   53.7   54.3   53.2   51.6   51.8   52.7
 Input Prices                56.2   58.2   53.8   52.5   58.1   57.5   57.6
 Price Charged               51.1   50.9   50.0   48.4   50.5   51.3   51.2
 Expectations                62.7   61.4   64.6   64.6   63.4   60.9   63.2

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                             Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.
                             2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012   2012
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                          ---------- Month-on-month level change ----------
Non-manufacturing PMI        -1.7    0.1    0.5    0.1    1.8   -2.6    0.7
 New Orders                  -1.9   -0.6    1.1    1.6   -0.2   -0.9   -0.5
 Input Prices                -2.0    4.4    1.3   -5.6    0.6   -0.1    7.9
 Price Charged                0.2    0.9    1.6   -2.1   -0.8    0.1    2.5
 Expectations                 1.3   -3.2      0    1.2    2.5   -2.3   -0.7
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Note 1: 3-month averages are calculated by Bloomberg News. Note 2: Figures are seasonally adjusted.

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing

To contact the reporter on this story: Ailing Tan in Singapore at atan193@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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