MNI China Business Sentiment Indicator for June: + 9% to 54.5 (prior 50.0)

23 June 2016, 07:35
Sherif Hasan
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MNI's monthly business sentiment indicator for China

In June +9% m/m to 54.5 (a big jump from May's 50 & April at 50.5)
June's result is more than 5% higher than the average over the past 12 months
MNI commentary on today's result:
  • Business Sentiment Indicator at the highest since October 2015
  • Average confidence over Q2 at 51.7 (from 50.7 in Q1)
  • Underlying components showed measures of output and demand remaining sluggish
  • Growing divide between real activity and monetary conditions
  • Production declined 2% on the month to 54.7
  • New Orders managed a 0.7% rise to 55.0
  • Interest rate companies paid plunged, the Interest Rates Paid Indicator back at the historically low level reached earlier in the year at 37.9
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