BEIJING (Sputnik) – The reading is 0.2 points higher than that of August, the bureau said.
Meanwhile the country’s manufacturing sector showed the same reading in September as that of August (50.4).
A PMI reading of over 50.0 points signifies growth, while anything below that reflects contraction.
In January, the index reached its lowest point since August 2012.
China's economy has recently been experienced significant turmoil, with growth rates at record lows, an increasingly volatile stock market and the yuan sliding against other currencies. In January, China reported its 2015 GDP increase to be the lowest in over 20 years.