Purchasing Managers Index for July 2021

Source: National Bureau of Statistics of China / Updated: 2021-08-27

1. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index

In July, the Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) of China's manufacturing industry was 50.4 percent, a decrease of 0.5 percentage point compared with last month, and continued to be above the threshold. The manufacturing industry as a whole continued to expand, but the pace slowed down.

2. Non-manufacturing purchasing managers index

In July, the business activity index of non-manufacturing industry was 53.3 percent, slightly lower than that of the previous month by 0.2 percentage point, and continued to be higher than the threshold, indicating that the overall non-manufacturing industry maintained stable expansion.