JPMorgan Global PMI: Global Report on Manufacturing - February 1, 2013

Global Manufacturing PMI at Ten-Month High in January

The global manufacturing sector made an encouraging start to 2013, showing further signs of recovery following the soft patch seen through the middle of last year.

At 51.5 in January, the JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI™ — a composite index* produced by JPMorgan and Markit in association with ISM and IFPSM — rose to a ten-month high and has posted back-to-back readings above the 50.0 expansion mark around the turn of the year.



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