Agence France-PresseApril 1, 2014 07:03
China's manufacturing activity improved marginally in March from the previous month, the government said Tuesday, but analysts said the world's second biggest economy remained weak.
The official purchasing managers index (PMI) was 50.3 in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement, up from 50.2 in February, which was an eight-month low.
The index tracks manufacturing activity in China's factories and workshops and is a closely watched indicator of the health of the economy. A reading above 50 indicates growth.