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Chinese PMI Update

Steel

The official China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) edged higher to 50.1 in March from 49.9 in February. This is the first month in 2015 with a reading above 50, (indicating an expansion in activity), according to National Bureau of Statistics data reported by Reuters. China's steel sector PMI remained below the 50 benchmark for an eleventh consecutive month in March at 43.0, according to data from the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing reported by SteelFirst.