Links to previous press releases are below.
Chinese Purchasing Manager’s Index in April
China’s manufacturing sector Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) slipped to 50.1 in April, down from 50.5 in March, official data show. However, April still marked the second-successive month above the 50 benchmark that separates expansion from contraction.
Chinese Daily Steel Production in Mid-April
Daily crude steel output in mid-April at China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills grew by 5.0% year-on-year to 2.01 Mt, the highest level since May 2018, according to data from the industry association reported by Umetal.