China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
Audi plans to increase spending on new models, plants and technology to around $29 billion through 2019, striving to top BMW as the largest luxury-car maker.
Japan's industrial output posted a surprise drop in November, while inflation slowed, offering fresh signs efforts to kickstart the economy face headwinds.
A decade after splitting two railroad manufacturers from the same company to promote competition, China now wants to recombine them. The Financial Times reports.
Europe is exposed to Russia's market and its economic downfall, however the impact could be "fairly limited" on the EU markets says Otilia Dhand, vice president of Teneo Intelligence.
The iconic Lincoln Log toy has moved its manufacturing back to the U.S., without hurting its profit margins. Here's a look behind the scenes.
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in December but its growth rate hit an 11-month low, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics at HSBC, says the contraction in December's flash purchasing managers' index indicates that China is in need of more easing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest industrial production data.
Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman of Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, says the first-quarter outlook for big manufacturers is "too cautious" amid favorable factors like a weak yen and drop in fuel prices.
E-cigarette manufacturers in China, which supplies about 90 percent of e-cigarettes globally, operate with little oversight, raising health concerns.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on Ohio's efforts to keep young people in the region, as the state efforts an economic comeback.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the Ohio city's attempt to revitalize its economy by returning to its manufacturing roots.
The loss of manufacturing has crushed rust belt cities like Cleveland, but a medical renaissance has helped city businesses to rebound.
Binay Chandgothia, MD, Portfolio Manager at Principal Global Investors, attributes the change in sentiment to looser monetary policy.
The manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January, while new orders and output also fell to their lowest levels since January.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed less than expected in November, while a gauge of prices paid fell to its lowest in over two years.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on ISM manufacturing.
The ruble looked set for its steepest one-day fall since the Russian financial crisis of 1998, plunging about 4 percent as oil prices tumble.
Larry Hu, Head of China Economics at Macquarie, expects more stimulus next year on expectations of slower growth in the first quarter of 2015.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says inventory and overcapacity concerns in China is indicative of the country's over-investment issues.