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Why China’s Official Non-Manufacturing PMI Slowed in April
China’s official non-manufacturing purchasing managers’ index is an economic indicator that provides a snapshot into the non-manufacturing sector of an economy.
Did China’s Exports and Imports Slow Down in April?
According to customs data, China’s exports to the United States—the country’s biggest market—fell 9.3% YoY in April.
China’s Exports Jump: Can the Growth Be Maintained?
According to the General Administration of Customs, China’s exports, in US dollar terms, jumped 11.5% YoY (year-over-year) in March.
Why China’s Official Non-Manufacturing PMI Jumped in March
China’s official non-manufacturing PMI rose to 53.8 in March from 52.7 in February, indicating expansion in the service sector following stimulus measures.
Company & Industry Overviews
China’s Industrial Production and Urban Fixed-Asset Investments Slip in December
According to the NBS, China’s urban fixed-asset investments grew by 10.0% to about 55.2 trillion yuan in 2015, which was down from 15.7% in 2014.
China’s PPI Data Continue to Point to a Deflationary Environment
In December, China’s producer price index (or PPI) for manufactured goods fell 5.9% YoY, as manufacturers resorted to price-cutting due to weak demand.
Leading Economic Indicator for China Rose in November
The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Indicator for China rose 0.6% in November, following a 0.3% rise in October and a 1.6% increase in September.
Why China’s Industrial Profits Fell Sharply in October
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (or NBS), China’s industrial profits fell sharply by 4.6% in October from a year earlier.
Why Did the SSE Composite Index Fall?
The SSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange) Composite Index fell by 0.4% from November 12 to November 19. It ended at 3,617.06 points on November 19, 2015.
China’s Retail Sales Rose in October
China’s retail sales data continue to surprise the market. Its total retail sales of consumer goods rose 11.0% YoY to 2.8 trillion yuan in October.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index Was Up October 16–23
The SSE Composite Index was up by 0.6% from October 16 to October 23, 2015, and ended at 3,412.43 points on the week ended October 23, 2015.
How Eaton Vance Greater China Growth Fund Performed in 3Q15
The Eaton Vance Greater China Growth Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity securities of companies in the Greater China region.