Conference Board Leading Economic Index for China increasedStaff writer ▼ | November 23, 2015
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for China increased 0.6 percent in October to 341.7 (2004 = 100), following a 1.6 percent increase in September and a 0.9 percent increase in August.
Asian economy After a 1.6 percent increase in September
Total floor space started and the PMI new export orders index declined in October.
The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index (CEI) for China, which measures current economic activity, increased 2.0 percent in October to 282.0 (2004 = 100), following a 1.5 percent decline in September and a 0.7 percent increase in August.
Retail sales of consumer goods, volume of passenger traffic, manufacturing employment, and value-added industrial production increased. Electricity production declined in October. ■