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July 2, 2020  

Manufacturing PMI hits four-month high in June: IHS

Purchasing managers’ index registered 47.8, up from 40.6 in May.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2017  

Momentum slows in August but purchasing managers upbeat

A robust expansion in production fuelled by new business, with a jump in job creation.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 1, 2017  

Business picks up at a brisk pace for Canadian manufacturers

Purchasing Managers’ Index shows a significant improvement in conditions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 4, 2017  

Manufacturers end 2016 on a high note: PMI

Led by stronger new order growth, improving demand conditions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 3, 2016  

Production volumes close to stagnation: PMI

Purchasing Managers Index shows new orders fall for first time since February.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 5, 2016  

Canadian manufacturers’ outlook dims in June: RBC survey

Coincides with the suspension of oil sands production because of Alberta wildfires.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
January 5, 2015  

RBC manufacturing PMI hits three-month low

Manufacturing conditions continued to improve, but at a slower pace as output and new orders rise at weaker rates.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2014  

China factory activity expands for first time this year

Latest sign the world’s second largest economy is stabilizing.

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February 3, 2014  

Pace of manufacturing growth slows: RBC

January RBC PMI reading was 51.7 on a seasonally adjusted basis, down from 53.5 in December.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 3, 2013  

Manufacturing expansion continues in August

Continued increases suggest that recent shocks to the economy have been mitigated by strength elsewhere.

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September 3, 2013  

Surveys find China’s manufacturing improves in August

HSBC purchasing managers’ index shows slight expansion, a sign the economy is stabilizing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
September 20, 2012  

Survey points to deepening euro zone recession

Despite signs of improvement in debt crisis.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
August 1, 2012  

Surveys show weak trends in China manufacturing

Hopes raised for more policy moves.

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November 1, 2011  

Manufacturers continue steady growth: RBC-PMI

Manufacturing growth held steady in October despite continuing uncertainty in the global economy, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index.