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China’s non-manufacturing sector expands faster in August

Updated: Aug 31,2018 10:38 AM     Xinhua

BEIJING — China’s non-manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace in August, official data showed on Aug 31.

The purchasing managers’ index for the sector came in at 54.2 in August, up from 54 in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said.

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below reflects contraction.