Posted by on January 2, 2019 2:56 am
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Chinese manufacturing sector declines for first time in 19 months amid new year global growth concerns

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The report implies deteriorating demand, with production likely to reflect that in coming months. Leading indicators suggest that activity is unlikely to begin a recovery until the second half.

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