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What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?

Sarah Sands
What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?

Japan’s manufacturing PMI showed a softer rise in March as compared to February 2018. It stood at 53.1 in March as compared to 54.1 in February 2018. The PMI figure was slightly below the preliminary market estimate of 53.2 and represented the slowest expansion in manufacturing activity since October 2017.