New orders fell for the seventh month in a row during November, IHS Markit says this reflected tougher conditions in both domestic and overseas markets.
A sub-index of new export orders climbed to a 7-month high at 48.8, but was still in contraction as demand wanes for China's exports overseas.
India's manufacturing activity picked up in November as new orders and output rose at a faster pace, a survey showed on Monday, although factories were less optimistic about the future, shedding jobs for the first time since March a year ago. The reading marks the second expansion this year.
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Manufacturing companies generally expected output to rise over the next 12 months, but the measure of future output expectations slipped to a five-month low in November. "This is a major constraint on economic recovery, which requires continuous policy support", said Zhong Zhengsheng, director of macroeconomic analysis with consultancy CEBM Group, a subsidiary of Caixin Insight Group.
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China's official manufacturing PMI, released by the NBS on Saturday, picked up to 50.2 (link in Chinese) in November from 49.3 in the previous month, marking the first expansion following six straight months of contraction.
Large companies saw the manufacturing PMI up 1 percentage point to 50.9, whereas the readings for medium-sized and small companies rose 0.5 and 1.5 percentage points, respectively.