The China Sales Managers Index has been used by hedge funds, banks, economists and other market professionals since 2013.
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► WHY SHOULD I SUBSCRIBE?
The Sales Managers' Indexes provide the earliest monthly indicator on the speed and direction of economic activity.
► KEY ADVANTAGES OF THE CHINA SMI
The SMI are based on the views of sales managers who are uniquely able to sense changes in business activity levels.
The SMI survey base - salespeople - are to be found in virtually all businesses, including in frontier markets, so can cover all private sector activity.
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.
Business Confidence Index
The Business Confidence Index measures the level of optimism/pessimism among sales for future conditions.
Market Growth Index
The Market Growth Index monitors the underlying growth of the market segments into which the panel members sell.
Sales Growth Index
The Sales Growth Index defines the speed and direction of overall sales of goods and services made by business during the month.
Prices Charged Index
The Prices Charged Index measures the speed and direction of changes in the current price of goods and services taking into account any discounts offered.
Staffing Levels Index
The Staffing Levels Index monitors the level of growth or decline in employment against the same period a year earlier.
Profit Margins Index
The Profit Margins Index indicates gives insight into the level of profit sales teams are able to achieve and as a consequence the contribution companies can make to the country’s economy.