The Sales Managers Index: China The First Data on Economic Activity Levels in China - Every Month Released: 24 October 2019 The Chinese All-Sector Sales Index See-saws From a Long Time Low in September to 14 Month High in October The Business Confidence Index rose close to a 19 month high in October. At a reading of 51.8 the numbers don't spell unconfined joy, but do look better than was the case a year ago Staffing results from the survey still reflect uncertainty, probably resulting from the unpredictable Trumpian trade wars, but the 5 month high recorded might spell the start of an upward trend Prices remain problematical. The October Index registered 53.9, a level too high for comfort, and potentially spelling out a return to inflationary times China: Headline Sales Managers Index (SMI) The Headline Sales Managers' Index (SMI) - a composite indicator designed to provide the most up-to-date assessment of business activity. Access China SMI Charts & Data INDEXES AVAILABLE: HEADLINE SALES MANAGERS’ INDEX (SMI) BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX MARKET GROWTH INDEX SALES GROWTH INDEX PRICES CHARGED INDEX STAFFING LEVELS INDEX CURRENCY STRENGTH INDEX PROFIT MARGINS INDEX LEARN MORE... Journalists can access the data and charts on request Order China Sales Managers Data online now Also See China All-Sector SMI China Manufacturing SMI China Services SMI India All-Sector SMI Mongolia All-Sector SMI United States All-Sector SMI About The Sales Managers Index Full SMI Database Access Your contact details: First name: Last name: Company name: Telephone: Business email: World Economics will contact you by phone or email regarding our SMI's.