China News Service, Beijing, May 6 (Reporter Ruan Yulin) The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing released data on the 6th showing that the global manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) in April was 57.1%, a decrease of 0.7 percentage points from the previous month.
According to the analysis, the current global manufacturing growth rate has slowed down, but the basic trend of steady recovery has not changed.
Data show that the global manufacturing PMI in April was 57.1%, a decrease of 0.7 percentage points from the previous month, ending the two consecutive months of upward trend.
In terms of subregions, the manufacturing PMI of Africa and the Americas both dropped to varying degrees from the previous month.
The Asian manufacturing PMI was the same as last month, stabilizing above 51% for seven consecutive months, indicating that the Asian manufacturing industry is recovering smoothly.
In April, the European manufacturing PMI rose by 1.3 percentage points from the previous month to 60.8%, which was a month-on-month increase for three consecutive months, indicating that the European manufacturing industry's growth rate continued to accelerate compared with the previous month, and the European economy still maintained a strong recovery trend.
According to the analysis, the comprehensive index changes, the global manufacturing PMI has fallen from the previous month, but the index has remained above 50% for 10 consecutive months, and has been above 57% in the last two months. The growth rate has slowed down, but the basic trend of steady recovery has not changed.
Under the premise of continuous epidemic prevention and control, to continue to strengthen strategic economic and trade cooperation, promote regional economic integration, and increase cooperation in the field of scientific and technological innovation has become the consensus of major countries in the world to promote sustained economic recovery.
Analysis believes that there are still variables in the global economic recovery, and the biggest influencing factor is still the recurrence of the epidemic.
The different efforts of various national defenses to control the epidemic and the imbalance of vaccine resources have also led to an uneven recovery of the global economy.
Effective control of the epidemic is still a prerequisite for the sustained and stable recovery of the global economy.