China's manufacturing activity expands in March

Updated 2017-03-31 10:30:47 Xinhua

China's manufacturing sector expanded in March, said the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), fresh evidence of a stabilizing economy.

The country's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.8 in March, higher than the 51.6 recorded in February, according to NBS data released Friday.

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below reflects contraction.

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