China's manufacturing PMIs in the last three months were lingering around the expansion/contraction threshold but some PMI sub-indices
in April have shown encouraging signs," state-run Xinhua News Agency quoted National Bureau of Statistics Senior Analyst Zhao Qinghe as saying.
Value increases in the access and use sub-indices
were both considerably above the global average.
The general index of consumer confidence is an average of three sub-indices
including current economic conditions index, family income level index, and consumer expectations index.
The best performing sub-indices
for the month were the China Efficiency Index with a 13.
8 in November, with both the manufacturing and services sub-indices
In its seventh year, the Legatum Prosperity Index(TM) is a unique assessment of global wealth and wellbeing, benchmarking 142 countries in eight distinct sub-indices
The banking and energy sub-indices
declined, which pushed the market gauge into the negative territory, but the telecommunication sub-index which has the highest weightage rose 0.
ICT Development Index (IDI) captures progress made in regards to three sub-indices
, namely ICT access and infrastructure, ICT use and ICT skills.
for both the manufacturing and services sectors, which collectively cover the overwhelming majority of UK GDP, showed strong improvement.
The Global Innovation Index 2013 (GII) relies on two sub-indices
, the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index, each built around pillars.
Despite the prevailing uncertainty regarding the economy, the general consumer confidence index and its sub-indices
inched up during January, according to a report conducted by the Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC).
Among the eight sub-indices
that are equally weighted to produce the overall rankings, Bulgaria's score is lowest in Economy (93rd) and highest in Safety & Security and Entrepreneurship & Opportunity (41st in both sub-indices