Indonesia's factory activity slows in February

Work being carried out at a Softex factory in Sidoarjo, East Java, in January 2020. Softex Indonesia is one of the country's biggest producers of pads and diapers.- Antara

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Indonesia’s manufacturing growth slowed down in February after hitting a six-year high the previous month as flooding and the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the sector.

The country’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to 50.9 in February from 52.2 in the previous month, business information provider IHS Markit reported on Monday (March 1).

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