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Manufacturing Corporate Stories

China Manufacturing Sector Expands for first time in 6 Months

Recent studies have shown that China’s manufacturing activity has expanded for the first time in six months in June.

By Editorial Team

ArcelorMittal to tap China’s Car Market

The world’s leading steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, has said it will use its Chinese joint venture to tap into the country’s booming car market.

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Crude Oil Prices Lower in Asia, Manufacturing Hits 5-Month High

The Asian trade oil prices has slipped following healthy gains in London and New York, but losses were limited as investors were cheered by signs of recovery in China’s manufacturing sector, Business Inquirer reports.

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Manufacturing Hits 5-Month High

Chinese manufacturing activity saw a sharp improvement in May, hitting a five-month high, says HSBC, warning that government action was needed to kickstart the world’s number two economy.

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Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL) goes green

Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd, are pledging to change their ways as the forestry sector comes under increasing pressure from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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Chinese manufacturing hits 18-month high

China’s manufacturing activity grew at its fastest pace in 18 months in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.

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Nippon Steel reports first half profit

Japan steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, the world’s second-biggest steelmaker, has reported a profit in its fiscal first half.

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China trade shows signs of recovery

In a sign that China’s economy made be stabilising, new government data has revealed that the country’s exports and imports grew in July.

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China’s manufacturing hits nine-month low

China’s manufacturing activity hit a nine-month low in June as demand fell, according to HSBC’s closely-watched Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).

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China manufacturing sector contracts in May

China’s manufacturing activity shrank more than first reported in May, HSBC’s final purchasing managers’ index (PMI) has revealed.

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