The August preliminary HSBC PMI for China falls to a 9-month low of 47.8 from July's final read...

|By:, SA News Editor

The August preliminary HSBC PMI for China falls to a 9-month low of 47.8 from July's final read of 49.3. New orders and new export orders both contracted at a faster rate than July, while inventories rose at a speedier pace.