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EuroNews
Eurozone unemployment still 10.1% in July, inflation disappoints in August at 0.2%rate fell unexpectedly in July to 11.4 percent from 11.6 percent the month befo
Eurozone unemployment still 10.1% in July, inflation disappoints in August at 0.2%
EuroNews / Posted 35 minutes ago
rate fell unexpectedly in July to 11.4 percent from 11.6 percent the month before, but some 63,000 jobs were lost, national statistics bureau ISTAT reported on Wednesday. That was less positive than the headline figure suggests. The jobless rate –... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nigeria - Africa's biggest economy - enters recessionsecond quarter, a provisional figure, "would be the lowest level of capital imp
Nigeria - Africa's biggest economy - enters recession
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
second quarter, a provisional figure, "would be the lowest level of capital imported into the economy on record," said the statistics bureau. While the economic retraction may ease in the third quarter, it is likely to "continue to shrink over the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Africa's biggest economy officially enters recessionimport restrictions that have harmed manufacturing and foreign exchange policie
Africa's biggest economy officially enters recession
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
import restrictions that have harmed manufacturing and foreign exchange policies that have discouraged investment. The statistics bureau said the $647.1 million of capital imported into Nigeria during the second quarter, a provisional figure,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
With Japan's Unemployment Rate At 21 Year Lows, "A Hidden Problem" Is Revealedthe 25-44 age group in June, the lowest level in 48 years, even amid an overall
With Japan's Unemployment Rate At 21 Year Lows, "A Hidden Problem" Is Revealed
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 hours ago
the 25-44 age group in June, the lowest level in 48 years, even amid an overall increase in the workforce, according to the statistics bureau. For every male loser, there is a female winner, because the surging prime, male unemployment rate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Single Currency - What the EU Saga Is Teaching Usan Act of the East African Legislation Assembly. He acknowledged this will dela
EAC Single Currency - What the EU Saga Is Teaching Us
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
an Act of the East African Legislation Assembly. He acknowledged this will delay other institutions - the East African Statistics Bureau, the East African Surveillance, Compliance and Enforcement Commission, and the East African Financial... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Man Who Fabricates China's Econ Data Was Arrested For "Selling Power For Sex" And "Lacking Political Faith"Discipline Inspection - the local anti-corruption watchdog - announced on Frida
The Man Who Fabricates China's Econ Data Was Arrested For "Selling Power For Sex" And "Lacking Political Faith"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Discipline Inspection - the local anti-corruption watchdog - announced on Friday it would prosecute the former head of its statistics bureau, Wang Baoan, accusing him of serious violations of discipline, including extravagance, abuse of power and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Stock markets cautious ahead of key Fed speechall items except fresh food, dropped 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, a
Stock markets cautious ahead of key Fed speech
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
all items except fresh food, dropped 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, according to data released Friday by Japan’s Statistics Bureau. It was the biggest decline since March 2013 and adds pressure on the central bank to further expand an... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China expels statistics chief for extravagance, calls him ‘morally corrupt’China will prosecute the former head of its statistics bureau, the country’s an
China expels statistics chief for extravagance, calls him ‘morally corrupt’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
China will prosecute the former head of its statistics bureau, the country’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday, accusing him of violations of discipline, including extravagance, abuse of power and selling power for sex. President Xi Jinping... Read more
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The Manila Times
China Communist party expels ‘insatiable’ statistics chiefBEIJING: The “morally bankrupt” former head of China’s statistics bureau, respo
China Communist party expels ‘insatiable’ statistics chief
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING: The “morally bankrupt” former head of China’s statistics bureau, responsible for calculating the country’s economic figures, has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party for actions including “superstitious activities” and “insatiably”... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China to prosecute former statistics bureau chief for corruptionBEIJING: China will prosecute the former head of its statistics bureau, the cou
China to prosecute former statistics bureau chief for corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING: China will prosecute the former head of its statistics bureau, the country's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday, accusing him of serious violations of discipline, including extravagance, abuse of power and selling power for... Read more
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CTV News
European markets down as investors wait for U.S. Fed cueall items except fresh food, dropped 0.5 per cent in July from a year earlier,
European markets down as investors wait for U.S. Fed cue
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
all items except fresh food, dropped 0.5 per cent in July from a year earlier, according to data released Friday by Japan's Statistics Bureau. It was the biggest decline since March 2013 and adds pressure on the central bank to further expand an... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Stocks: 4 things to know before the openyear. This would dash hopes for a more robust rebound from a slowdown at the st
Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
year. This would dash hopes for a more robust rebound from a slowdown at the start of the year. Meanwhile, the official statistics bureau in France released GDP data Friday showing the nation's economy reported zero growth in the second quarter... Read more
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International Business Times
Most Asian markets lose ground ahead of speech by Fed's Janet Yellen's speechwas quoted as saying by Reuters. The Nikkei took the biggest beating amid poor
Most Asian markets lose ground ahead of speech by Fed's Janet Yellen's speech
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
was quoted as saying by Reuters. The Nikkei took the biggest beating amid poor consumer prices data reported by Japan's Statistics Bureau. Japan's core consumer prices excluding fresh food declined 0.5% on-year in July. This was more than the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cueitems except fresh food dropped 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, accord
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
items except fresh food dropped 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, according to data released Friday by the Japan's Statistics Bureau. The rate reflects the biggest decline since March 2013 and adds pressure to the central bank to further... Read more
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Reuters
As China e-commerce booms, private equity sees room for growth in storage spacegrown steadily to 12.6 percent, and is forecast to reach 17 percent in 2018, ac
As China e-commerce booms, private equity sees room for growth in storage space
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
grown steadily to 12.6 percent, and is forecast to reach 17 percent in 2018, according to iResearch and China's National Statistics Bureau. By comparison, U.S. e-commerce sales accounted for 8.1 percent of total sales in the second quarter of... Read more
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Reuters
As China e-commerce booms, private equity sees room for growth in storage spacegrown steadily to 12.6 percent, and is forecast to reach 17 percent in 2018, ac
As China e-commerce booms, private equity sees room for growth in storage space
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
grown steadily to 12.6 percent, and is forecast to reach 17 percent in 2018, according to iResearch and China's National Statistics Bureau. By comparison, U.S. e-commerce sales accounted for 8.1 percent of total sales in the second quarter of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hunt for new way to assess global outputchief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, says such read
Hunt for new way to assess global output
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, says such readings demonstrate "incompetence because the statistics bureau there is applying a new methodology not having tested it well." To get a better read, Edinburgh-based... Read more
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Newsmax
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is Onchief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, says such read
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is On
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, says such readings demonstrate “incompetence because the statistics bureau there is applying a new methodology not having tested it well.” To get a better read, Edinburgh-based... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAMU May Miss Single Currency Deadlinean EALA Act even though this will delay other institutions needed for EAMU to b
EAMU May Miss Single Currency Deadline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
an EALA Act even though this will delay other institutions needed for EAMU to begin working. These include the East African Statistics Bureau, the East African Surveillance, Compliance and Enforcement Commission, and the East African Financial... Read more
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asianage
Francois Hollande says feels 'urge' to run again in 2017said he will not stand for re-election unless he makes a "credible" dent in Fra
Francois Hollande says feels 'urge' to run again in 2017
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
said he will not stand for re-election unless he makes a "credible" dent in France's unemployment rate. On Thursday, the statistics bureau Insee said joblessness in mainland France in the second quarter of 2016 had fallen to 9.6 percent of the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Trump’s campaign secretstweeted fake, exaggerated figures on homicides committed by African-American pe
Trump’s campaign secrets
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
tweeted fake, exaggerated figures on homicides committed by African-American people. His source was the San Francisco Crime Statistics Bureau, a government agency which does not exist. He also welcomed the endorsement of David Duke, a leader of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eliminating Child Poverty for Healthier National Growthnot evaluate the extent to which different needs are actually met and not met a
Eliminating Child Poverty for Healthier National Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
not evaluate the extent to which different needs are actually met and not met at individual level. A Statistician with the statistics bureau, Mr Emilian Karugendo notes that it is thus crucial to end child poverty in the fulfillment of rights of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Southeast Asia stocks close mixedhighs as energy stocks gained on firm oil prices. Indonesia's exports and impo
Southeast Asia stocks close mixed
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
highs as energy stocks gained on firm oil prices. Indonesia's exports and imports plunged on an annual basis in July, the statistics bureau said, confounding expectations for the first growth in 22 months. The Jakarta Composite Index closed 1.05%... Read more
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Perth Now
Why everyone is hating on IBMwas just one of many to take aim at the much maligned company. The caller told
Why everyone is hating on IBM
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
was just one of many to take aim at the much maligned company. The caller told the show’s hosts that a colleague from the statistics bureau saw first-hand how the testing systems had repeatedly failed. He said those working on the project knew it... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why everyone is hating on IBMwas just one of many to take aim at the much maligned company. The caller told
Why everyone is hating on IBM
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
was just one of many to take aim at the much maligned company. The caller told the show’s hosts that a colleague from the statistics bureau saw first-hand how the testing systems had repeatedly failed. He said those working on the project knew it... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales dataincluding summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses.
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales data
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
including summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses. THE QUOTE: "The trend is good," China's statistics bureau spokesman Sheng Laiyun told a news conference. "Even though economic growth dropped slightly, the economy... Read more
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Salon.com
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales dataincluding summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses.
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales data
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
including summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses. THE QUOTE: “The trend is good,” China’s statistics bureau spokesman Sheng Laiyun told a news conference. “Even though economic growth dropped slightly, the economy... Read more
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Daily Herald
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales dataincluding summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses.
Global stocks waver ahead of US retail sales data
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
including summer flooding that caused 200 billion yuan ($35 billion) in losses. THE QUOTE: "The trend is good," China's statistics bureau spokesman Sheng Laiyun told a news conference. "Even though economic growth dropped slightly, the economy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China survey-based jobless rate around 5 pct end-July - stats bureauBEIJING: China's survey-based unemployment rate was around 5 percent at the end
China survey-based jobless rate around 5 pct end-July - stats bureau
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
BEIJING: China's survey-based unemployment rate was around 5 percent at the end of July, the statistics bureau said on Friday. Sheng Laiyun, a spokesman at the National Bureau of Statistics, told reporters the unemployment rate in the northeastern... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Australian Signals Directorate: Your Census Data Is OKthe confused messaging as millions of Australians have struggled to complete th
Australian Signals Directorate: Your Census Data Is OK
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 20 days ago
the confused messaging as millions of Australians have struggled to complete the compulsory Census. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was “bitterly disappointed” and that the saga was “absolutely a failure” on the part of the statistics bur... Read more
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Calcutta News
Australia’s cyber security in sharp focus after national census website crashesa press conference along with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday, Tre
Australia’s cyber security in sharp focus after national census website crashes
Calcutta News / Posted 20 days ago
a press conference along with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday, Treasurer Scott Morrison said that the statistics bureau shut down the website out of an “abundance of caution” to ensure the data already submitted by some 2... Read more
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Fortune
Australia's Census Site Got Taken Out By an Alleged Cyber-AttackAustralia’s national census has been hit by an alleged series of cyber-attacks,
Australia's Census Site Got Taken Out By an Alleged Cyber-Attack
Fortune / Posted 21 days ago
Australia’s national census has been hit by an alleged series of cyber-attacks, which ended up forcing the country’s statistics bureau to shut down the IBM-designed online census service on Tuesday night. This was a big problem, as two-thirds of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
France reports 'alarming' output dropPARIS - French industrial production dropped for a second straight month in Jun
France reports 'alarming' output drop
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
PARIS - French industrial production dropped for a second straight month in June, statistics bureau Insee said on Wednesday, alarming analysts who had been looking for a modest increase. French industrial production dropped for a second straight... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Australia online census shutdown after cyber attacksoverloaded, he said. "The site has not been hacked, it has not been interfered
Australia online census shutdown after cyber attacks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
overloaded, he said. "The site has not been hacked, it has not been interfered with," he told reporters in Sydney. The statistics bureau reassured Australians that their data was secure, with Kalisch saying the shutdown "actually confirms the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Inflation in Bangladesh down in Julyin June , the last month of the previous fiscal. Planning Minister AHM Mostafa
Inflation in Bangladesh down in July
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 days ago
in June , the last month of the previous fiscal. Planning Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal presented updates by the Bangladesh Statistics Bureau in a press conference at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar on Tuesday. “Food inflation rose slightly last month... Read more
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Times of Malta
China central bank warns on reserve cutwith interest rate and exchange rate reform. The yuan has fallen 2.26 per cent
China central bank warns on reserve cut
Times of Malta / Posted 25 days ago
with interest rate and exchange rate reform. The yuan has fallen 2.26 per cent against the dollar this year. China’s statistics bureau has said that economic growth will be stable this year, and the central bank in early June maintained its... Read more
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RTE News
France set for smallest wheat harvest in 30 years1986, which was drought year, it said. "The crops have suffered from too much
France set for smallest wheat harvest in 30 years
RTE News / Posted 26 days ago
1986, which was drought year, it said. "The crops have suffered from too much water and too little light," the ministry's statistics bureau Agreste said. "The flowering and the grain maturation happened in bad conditions," it said, adding that... Read more
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Fortune
Indonesia Surprises with Strongest Growth in 10 Quarterssix years and return to being finance minister. ANZ said the reshuffle “sugges
Indonesia Surprises with Strongest Growth in 10 Quarters
Fortune / Posted 26 days ago
six years and return to being finance minister. ANZ said the reshuffle “suggests a cementing of the reform agenda.” The statistics bureau credited the second quarter’s growth on higher commodity prices and government spending, solid consumption,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia's Q2 GDP grows 5.18%the second quarter from a year earlier, thanks to higher commodity prices and s
Indonesia's Q2 GDP grows 5.18%
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
the second quarter from a year earlier, thanks to higher commodity prices and stronger consumption. On Friday (Aug 5), the statistics bureau said Indonesia's gross domestic product expanded 5.18 per cent in the second quarter. A Reuters poll... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fisher Funds: How politicians twist statistics - Fisher Fundsjust make the numbers up". Last November, Donald Trump tweeted "whites killed
Fisher Funds: How politicians twist statistics - Fisher Funds
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
just make the numbers up". Last November, Donald Trump tweeted "whites killed by blacks - 81 per cent" citing the Crime Statistics Bureau, San Francisco. Guess what? The "Bureau" does not exist and the true figure is around 15 per cent. When... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
This is New Zealand's Pokemon capitalin Dunedin have the best chance of catching them all, according to figures coll
This is New Zealand's Pokemon capital
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
in Dunedin have the best chance of catching them all, according to figures collected by Statistics NZ. The country's statistics bureau has collected population insights for the Pokemon that appear on the smartphone game Pokemon Go that has... Read more
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Reuters
China home prices still rising, but top performer Shenzhen may have peakedturn if prices stall out or start to decline, especially with chronic overbuild
China home prices still rising, but top performer Shenzhen may have peaked
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
turn if prices stall out or start to decline, especially with chronic overbuilding in many smaller cities, analysts say. The China statistics bureau reports official housing price data on August 18. (Reporting by Elias Glenn; Editing by Kim Coghi... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
SE Asia stocks end up as chances of US rate hike abateFriday," a trader said. Indonesia's annual inflation rate in July eased slight
SE Asia stocks end up as chances of US rate hike abate
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
Friday," a trader said. Indonesia's annual inflation rate in July eased slightly from the previous month, the country's statistics bureau said on Monday. Indonesia's July consumer price index rose 3.21% year on year. The Philippines climbed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia's foreign tourist arrivals rises 0.78% year-on-year in JuneJAKARTA: Indonesia attracted nearly 800,000 foreign tourists in June, up 0.78 p
Indonesia's foreign tourist arrivals rises 0.78% year-on-year in June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia attracted nearly 800,000 foreign tourists in June, up 0.78 per cent from a year earlier, the statistics bureau said on Monday (Aug 1). June's pace of annual increase for tourist arrivals was slower than May's 12 per cent. The... Read more
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Market Watch
China's manufacturing PMI indicates contractionmeasuring new orders dropped to 50.4 from 50.5 in June, while the production su
China's manufacturing PMI indicates contraction
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
measuring new orders dropped to 50.4 from 50.5 in June, while the production subindex decreased to 52.1 from 52.5, the statistics bureau said. China's official nonmanufacturing PMI, also released Monday, rose to 53.9 in July from 53.7 in... Read more
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Market Watch
China's nonmanufacturing PMI gains in Julysubindex for services rose to 52.6 from 52.2 in June and the subindex for const
China's nonmanufacturing PMI gains in July
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
subindex for services rose to 52.6 from 52.2 in June and the subindex for construction decreased to 61.1 from 62.0, the statistics bureau said. But the new-orders subindex for the entire sector fell to 49.9 from 50.8. The official... Read more
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