BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- China's express delivery business showed heightened activity in September compared with the previous month, industrial data showed Monday.
The China express delivery index stood at 108.1 percent last month, up 0.5 percentage points from August, according to the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing. The index, based on data from large logistics firms operating delivery services, provides a perspective of business activity.
In general, the express delivery sector sustained a sound momentum in business activity, reflecting a faster economic recovery, it said.
Manufacturing activity continued to pick up, with the sub-index for express deliveries in the sector rising 0.4 percentage points month on month to 111.4 percent in September.
Meanwhile, the sub-index for express deliveries in the service sector was 108.3 percent, 1.7 percentage points higher month on month. Enditem