China NBS Manufacturing PMI  2005-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

NBS Manufacturing PMI in China stood at 49.4 in January of 2016, down from 49.7 in December of 2015 and below market expectations of 49.6. It is the weakest figure since August 2012. In January, sub-indices were lower for: output ( 51.4 from 52.2 in December), new order (49.5 from 50.2), stock of item purchased (46.8 from 47.6) and suppliers' delivery time (50.5 from 50.7). In contrast, employment rose to 47.8 from 47.4. The index has been in a contraction since August 2015. Business Confidence in China averaged 52.16 from 2005 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 59.20 in April of 2008 and a record low of 38.80 in November of 2008. Business Confidence in China is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

China NBS Manufacturing PMI
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.40 49.70 59.20 38.80 2005 - 2016 Monthly
In China, the NBS Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of private sector 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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-12-01 01:00 AM Nov 49.6 49.8 49.8 49.8
2016-01-01 01:00 AM Dec 49.7 49.6 49.7 49.70
2016-02-01 01:00 AM Jan 49.4 49.7 49.6 49.7
2016-03-01 01:00 AM Feb 49.4 49.34
2016-04-01 01:00 AM Mar 49.49
2016-06-01 01:00 AM May 49.51

China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.40 49.70 59.20 38.80 [+]
Services PMI 52.40 50.20 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 53.50 54.40 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.40 48.20 52.30 47.20 [+]
Industrial Production 5.90 6.20 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.41 0.58 1.32 0.19 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 7.00 7.20 11.40 6.50 percent [+]
New Orders 50.20 49.80 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 12004.70 11148.80 12662.30 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2785500.00 2508800.00 2785500.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2321000.00 2230200.00 2321000.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2442100.00 2196800.00 2442100.00 213534.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 98.12 98.12 115.37 97.43 Index Points [+]
Mni Business Sentiment 52.30 52.70 77.20 38.70 [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.89 4.89 4.89 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Cement Production 19797.00 20494.40 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Ease of Doing Business 84.00 83.00 99.00 83.00 [+]
Corruption Index 37.00 36.00 40.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 83.00 100.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 6355400.00 5538680.00 6471530.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]




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Albania 5.70 Dec/15
Angola 2.00 Jun/15
Australia 3.00 Dec/15
Austria -2.40 Dec/15
Bangladesh 9.35 Dec/14
Belgium -3.00 Jan/16
Brazil 36.50 Jan/16
Bulgaria 18.40 Jan/16
Canada 66.00 Jan/16
Cape Verde -13.00 Dec/15
Chile 42.53 Dec/15
China 49.40 Jan/16
Colombia 1.30 Dec/15
Croatia 3.80 Jan/16
Cyprus 107.40 Jan/16
Czech Republic 96.00 Jan/16
Denmark -4.00 Jan/16
Ecuador 1180.50 Dec/15
Estonia 101.30 Jan/16
Euro Area 0.29 Jan/16
European Union 106.70 Jan/16
Finland -6.50 Jan/16
France 102.00 Jan/16
Georgia 11.90 Dec/15
Germany 107.30 Jan/16
Greece 91.60 Jan/16
Hong Kong -11.00 Mar/16
Hungary 7.20 Jan/16
India 54.40 Jun/15
Indonesia 106.04 Sep/15
Ireland 47.00 Dec/15
Israel 15.80 Jan/16
Italy 103.20 Jan/16
Japan 12.00 Dec/15
Kazakhstan 2.00 Dec/15
Latvia -8.00 Jan/16
Lithuania -11.30 Jan/16
Luxembourg 97.40 Jan/16
Macedonia 21.20 Dec/15
Malaysia 87.10 Dec/15
Malta 108.00 Jan/16
Mauritius 88.10 Sep/15
Mexico 53.01 Jan/16
Mozambique 99.50 Nov/15
Netherlands 3.20 Jan/16
New Zealand 23.00 Dec/15
Nigeria 8.30 Dec/15
Norway -8.20 Dec/15
Peru 45.00 Nov/15
Philippines 51.30 Dec/15
Poland 0.80 Jan/16
Portugal 0.60 Jan/16
Romania 0.30 Jan/16
Russia -7.00 Jan/16
Saudi Arabia 9.00 Sep/15
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13
Singapore -22.00 Dec/15
Slovakia 11.30 Jan/16
Slovenia 4.00 Jan/16
South Africa 36.00 Dec/15
South Korea 65.00 Jan/16
Spain -1.70 Jan/16
Sweden 112.10 Jan/16
Switzerland 100.30 Jan/16
Thailand 49.90 Dec/15
Turkey 103.30 Jan/16
Uganda 54.62 Jan/16
Ukraine 104.00 Dec/15
United Kingdom -4.00 Mar/16
United States 48.20 Jan/16