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France’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index Fell Again

Sarah Sands
France’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index Fell Again

According to data provided by Markit Economics, the final Markit France manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) stood at 53.7 in March 2018 as compared to 55.9 in February 2018. The PMI figure met the preliminary market estimates of 53.6. The factory activity in March 2018 was the slowest expansion in factory activity since March 2017.