That's up from 51.1, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction.
United Kingdom manufacturing activity surged in August, according to data released by IHS Markit Friday, with sentiment among businesses across the industry hitting a three year peak during the recent month.
United Kingdom manufacturing activity surprised to the upside in August as business confidence picked up.
Nurse Enjoyed Sending Patients Into Cardiac Arrest, Allegedly Killed 86
Numerous killings could have been prevented if local health authorities had acted on their suspicions at the time, Mr Kühme said. The special commission, launched in October 2014, combed through evidence that included more than 500 patient files.
A Chinese manufacturing index expanded to its highest in six months in August, a private survey showed Friday.
Although August's mark is still above 50, "the decline in the PMI shows signs of a renewed stuttering of the manufacturing economy", said Chris Williamson, IHS Markit chief business economist. Conversely, output charge inflation eased during August.
The rate of growth was little changed from July's five-month high.
India's economic growth slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in April-June as disruptions caused by demonetisation spilled over to the third straight quarter amid slowdown in manufacturing activities.
Protest turns violent as left and right-wing groups clash
KQED's Carly Severn, John Sepulvado, Eli Wirtschafter, Erika Aguilar, Devin Katayama and Sheraz Sadiq contributed to the post . So showing up was mandatory, showing up was the only way to shut them down. "We do not want white supremacists in our city".
"Alongside the weight of good news, the recent lift in the value of the Australian dollar is dampening the outlook for sales growth both in export and the domestic markets".
But, "we doubt that the current pace of industrial output growth can be sustained for long", he said, noting that "tighter policy will continue to weigh on investment spending in the coming quarters".
Business optimism rose to a three-month high.
The Brexit-hit pound was pinpointed as key factor in attracting foreign buyers to British products, with firms seeing new export work from mainland Europe, USA, China and Australia. At the same time, manufacturers' selling prices rose at a solid, yet slower, pace.
Venezuela holds military drills after USA threat
American lawmakers have called it a big problem for USA national security and sent a warning letter to President Donald Trump. The new sanctions would also put more sway on the view that Venezuela is under military threat by President Trump.