Eurozone manufacturing PMI gains momentum in Dec
Manufacturing growth in the bloc was boosted by a stronger increase in new export orders and higher production levels in December.
All countries across the Eurozone registered improvements in the health of their manufacturing sector. In a country-based breakdown, Germany was again at the top of the list with a PMI reading of 58.3 in December. It was followed by Netherlands (58.2) and Ireland (57.2), where indexes stood at multi-month highs.
The monthly PMI indexes of other countries involved in the survey – namely Austria, France, Italy, Spain and Greece – were all standing at their highest levels in two years in December, data showed.
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