- Flash China Manufacturing PMI™ at 48.3 in April (48.0 in March). Two-month high.
- Flash China Manufacturing Output Index at 48.0 in April (47.2 in March). Two-month high.
The HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI stabilised at 48.3 in April, up from 48.0 in March. Domestic demand showed mild improvement and deflationary pressures eased, but downside risks to growth are still evident as both new export orders and employment contracted.