China Manufacturing PMI (Caixin/Markit) for March reported over the weekend

This is the private survey, coming in at 51.2 for March
– prior 51.7
In summary:
– growth in production (producers increased output for the ninth successive month) and new orders slowed since February

Commenting on the China General Manufacturing PMI™ data,
Dr. Zhengsheng Zhong, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis at
CEBM Group: