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Jun 30, 2022 01:10 PM
ECONOMY

China’s Economy Shows Signs of Improvement as Covid Eases

Pedestrians walk along the North Bund area in Shanghai on June 18. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians walk along the North Bund area in Shanghai on June 18. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — China’s economy showed further signs of improvement in June with a strong pickup in services and construction as Covid outbreaks and restrictions were gradually eased.

The official manufacturing purchasing managers index rose to 50.2 from 49.6 in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday, slightly below the median estimate of 50.5 in a Bloomberg survey of economists. It was the first time since February that the index was above 50, indicating expansion in output compared with May.

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