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
Snap-on's Nick Pinchuk is optimistic about business despite many risks and uncertainties.
Snap-on is up 40 percent in the past year. Its CEO Nicholas Pinchuk discusses manufacturing in the U.S. "We provide a wide range of product, and we provide it flexibly on time to the market," he says.
U.S. manufacturing activity growth slowed in September as demand for products declined and firms took on fewer workers.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, comments on the euro zone following the release of the latest PMI numbers which show that demand from emerging markets remains subdued.
Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.
Industrial production rose as a bounce back in motor vehicle assembly lifted manufacturing output, a hopeful sign for the economy.
Industrial production is up .4 of a percent to 77.8, which is in line with expectations, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed this month but firms' outlook brightened.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on manufacturing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the Dodd-Frank Act and what caused the housing bubble.
Karl-thomas Neumann, chairman of Opel, talks about the progress the group has made to "stabilize" and how it has managed to defend its market share in Europe.
China's imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on upbeat economic data. Both the ISM manufacturing report, as well as construction spending data will play a role in the Fed's thinking.
Tony Nash, managing director at IHS, talks about Indonesia and what its central bank can do to slow its "overheating economy".
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, comments on the latest euro zone PMI figure and highlights the positive and negative signs it reveals.
Jian Chang, Chief China Economist at Barclays dissects HSBC's final reading of Chinese factory activity for August. Despite the good data, she expects annual growth to slow by year-end.
As CNBC takes a tour of Australia's marginal seats ahead of elections this Saturday, Matt Taylor explores the woes behind the manufacturing sector and what that means for one of the nation's key marginal seats.
China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.
The pace of business activity in the Midwest increased in August and input prices hit a nine-month high, a report showed on Friday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Alyce Andres-Frantz, bureau chief of MNI Chicago, have the latest read on the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
A new report shows the U.S. is quickly becoming one of the lowest cost countries for manufacturing in the developing world, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Steve Liesman. "We may get manufacturing back, but we may not get manufacturing jobs back," says Liesman.