China’s PMI December 2023
China's National Bureau of Statistics confirmed the data for December of the composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which includes both manufacturing and services activity at 50.3, down from the 50.4 recorded in the previous month, but above the 50-point threshold that separates growth from contraction.
The official PMI index for China’s manufacturing sector come in at 49 in December, a 0.4 decrease from the previous month. As for non-manufacturing sector, which has been supporting the economic recovery so far, it reached 50.4 in December compared with 50.2 in November.
Several key indicators of the Chinese economy, particularly consumer spending and the real estate sector, are still in a phase of recovery, and the Chinese government has implemented a series of policies and financial measures whose effects will be seen in the coming months.