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Hong Kong's Purchasing Managers' Index eased to 47.8 in August compared to a 51.4 print for the headline reading in July. The result was below the 50 level which divides contraction from expansion, marking the first time Hong Kong's private-sector economy has deteriorated in more than two years. Employment conditions for the month showed the first contraction since Dec. 2010, while output declined at a moderate pace, and new orders also showed a constaction, reversing from a slight rise in June. The PMI marked the worst deterioration in overall operating conditions in Hong Kong for 26 months, accoring to HSBC.
Originally posted by eldard
reply to post by Old77
And they will simply return to their rice paddies. What are you Amerikans gonna do? Liposuck the fat off each other?
And forget aircraft carriers. They are a floating death trap. China's been concentrating on submarines. Those are far more deadly. I guess you haven't heard of China's devatastating new anti-ship missle?
Originally posted by AMANNAMEDQUEST
Do you powder your nose with China's ass? And does it smell like jasmine?
Originally posted by Old77
America was able to out produce the World in munitions during WW2. Do not think for a second what we did some 70 Years ago is not possible today.
the next time someone thinks they are the biggest and the baddest of them all...