New orders index fell to 55.4 from 57.8 last month, and that's the lowest reading for new orders since January 2017. The Backlog of Orders Index continued a 14-month expansion with its highest reading since May 2004, when it registered 63%.
At 4.00 am ET, final Eurozone manufacturing PMI is due.
Manufacturing in the United States has seen its strongest growth in three years, despite political and trade tensions that might seem to indicate otherwise.
Output growth picked up, although this was offset by slower increases in both new orders and employment, data showed. The latest reports show the nation's overall economic health was stronger in the final quarter of previous year than earlier indications.
"India's manufacturing sector continued to grow, albeit at the weakest pace since October, reflecting weaker gains in new business and a decline in employment for the first time in eight months", said Aashna Dodhia, Economist at IHS Markit and author of the report.
The prices index was the only metric to increase in March, reaching 78.1% after landing at 74.2% in February.
Manufacturing conditions improved for the eighth consecutive in March, but at the weakest pace since October. Economists had expected the index to fall to 54.5 as a result of the disruption caused by the freezing temperatures. Anecdotal evidence suggested that greater sales to domestic and export clients had underpinned the latest upturn in new business intakes. Higher operating expenses also led to a rise in factory gate charges.
Rob Dobson, director at IHS Markit, said: "The latest PMI survey provided further evidence that United Kingdom manufacturing has entered a softer growth phase so far this year".
USA factories reported a strong end to the first quarter, with the PMI advancing to a three-year high.
"The main concern at present is overstretched supply chains, as highlighted by another steep lengthening of delivery times for raw materials and semi-manufactured inputs", Buhagiar said. And even while exports and imports are growing, prices are still increasing at a faster rate.
The composite indicator of manufacturing performance increased to 51 in March 2018 from 52.1 reported for February. The rate of contraction accelerated since February but remained modest. Sentiment among euro area manufacturers regarding future output softened in March to a 15- month low but remained strongly positive overall.
Mr McDowell has also pointed out that if part of the space station lands in your garden "it's not yours, it's still China's". The predictions for when Chinese space station Tiangong-1 will come crashing back to Earth are becoming more and more exact.
Weibo prominently featured the list of USA goods that China is targeting among the day's "hot" trending topics. Listed China 50 index stood at 3,083.48, marking a 0.24-percent decrease for the year-to-date returns.
Mr Bamigbetan urged residents to adhere to the security guidance earlier announced to make the visit peaceful and orderly. He said the president would also inspect the ongoing construction works at the Eko Atlantic City , Victoria Island .
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to hold summits with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump. Seohyun, a 26-year-old star from K-pop group Girl's Generation, will act as a master of ceremony for the events in Pyongyang.
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Hart said he had no contact with Pruitt for many months, other than a brief exchange at the National Prayer Breakfast in February. That trip is the subject of an investigation by the EPA's inspector general, based on requests from Senate Democrats.
This question has not been tested in a modern census environment, nor is there time to test the question before the 2020 census. Therein lies the problem with the Trump administration's plan to inquire about citizenship status during the 2020 census.
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Kamle said the hotel building, having around 15 rooms, was almost 60 years old and in a dilapidated condition from inside. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan have condoled the deaths in the incident.
The last time global cricket was played at Karachi's National Stadium was in 2009, a Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. No major teams have toured there since the Sri Lanka team was attacked by terrorists in 2009 in Lahore.
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