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S. Africa Manufacturing Sector Contracts Unexpectedly

05/02/2017 - 07:43:00 (RTTNews)

(RTTNews) - South Africa's factory sector contracted unexpectedly in April, survey data from the Bureau of Economic Research showed Tuesday.

The seasonally adjusted ABASA Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 44.7 in April from 52.2 in March. Economists had expected the index to fall to 51.4.

Any reading below 50 suggests contraction, while a score above 50 indicates expansion in the sector.

The decline was relatively broad based, with key sub-components measuring business activity and inventories slumping to multi-year lows, the BER said.

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