FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Purchasing Manager's Index for the manufacturing sector fell to the level of 52.6 points in December from the 52.8 points posted in November, according to the latest information by NTC Economics.

The result is slightly above the preliminary estimation which indicated a reading of 52.5 points. The index remains well above the 50 points mark indicating growth in the manufacturing activity, although at a slower pace than the one registered in November.