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Nikkei PMI

Malaysia manufacturing PMI falls slightly in May

TOKYO -- Malaysia's manufacturing sector slowed slightly in May with output and new export orders under pressure, according to a survey.

The Nikkei Malaysia Purchasing Manager's Index, or PMI, fell from 49.4 in April to 48.8 in May. Readings above 50 indicate an expansion while those below 50 points to a contraction.

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