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BusinessToday.In | August 5, 2020

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India's weak manufacturing PMI for July one of the worst globally

India's latest manufacturing output contracted at a quicker pace than in June but it improved for most countries in July. Amid prolonged closures, business conditions continued to deteriorate as the country's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for manufacturing went down to 46 in July from a smart recovery in June at 47.2.

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