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SILVER TECHS

Bullish Price Structure Intact

GERMAN DATA

German Mar Factory Orders Beat Expectations

GOLD TECHS

Bullish Focus

WTI TECHS

(M1) Needle Still Points North

BRENT TECHS

(N1) Approaching $70.00

Items                        Sep   Aug   Jul   Jun   May   Apr   Mar   Feb
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Mfg PMI                     52.4  51.7  51.4  51.7  51.2  51.2  51.8  51.6
Production                  54.7  54.1  53.5  54.4  53.4  53.8  54.2  53.7
New Orders                  54.8  53.1  52.8  53.1  52.3  52.3  53.3  53.0
New Export Orders           51.3  50.4  50.9  52.0  50.7  50.6  51.0  50.8
Finished Goods Inventories  44.2  45.5  46.1  46.3  46.6  48.2  47.3  47.6
Imports                     51.1  51.4  51.1  51.2  50.0  50.2  50.5  51.2
Input Prices                68.4  65.3  57.9  50.4  49.5  51.8  59.3  64.2
Raw Materials Inventories   48.9  48.3  48.5  48.6  48.5  48.3  48.3  48.6
Employment                  49.0  49.1  49.2  49.0  49.4  49.2  50.0  49.7
Supplier Delivery Times     49.3  49.3  50.1  49.9  50.2  50.5  50.3  50.5
Business Expectations       59.4  59.5  59.1  58.7  56.8  56.6  58.3  60.0
     Source: China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing(CFLP)
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