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
As Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping meet this weekend, China's aggressive actions and halting cooperation on a growing list of issues undermine the U.S. economy and national security.
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Linda Dempsey, VP for International Economic Affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers, discusses the headwinds in international trade, focusing on what she calls "unfair" trade practices in India.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about job creation and the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations at Flextronics, describes how far the company's investment in the Chinese province of Chengdu has gone, one year since pumping money into its project there.
Donald Trump says the country isn't as great as it could be. Much of that has to do with the fact that we don't make anything anymore.
Amid growing domestic tensions and internal imbalances, China's new leaders are working to wean its economy off decades of state investment.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; Maury Harris, UBS; and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets.
MIT is focusing on technology that could redefine the process of construction.
Euro zone producer prices fell further in April on a sharp decline in energy costs figures released on Tuesday showed.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, comments on the worst-than-expected April PMIs for the euro zone, and says that it shows the bloc will remain in recession in the current quarter.
Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China", expresses his concerns about the reality of China's economy.
Kevin Slaten, Program Coordinator of China Labor Watch, discusses the fire at a poultry processing plant in China and what it means for China's worker safety record.
US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months. A separate report showed that US construction spending rose slightly.
Most of President Obama's initiatives may appease liberal elites but don't do much to bolster opportunities for middle class and working families.
Manufacturing contracts; car sales improve; Apple execs head to court in an e-books price-fixing case, while the company's shares may head higher.
Global manufacturers struggled in May as demand fell, suggesting a world economy that still needs a steady diet of support.
CNBC's Rick Santell breaks down the latest numbers on manufacturing and construction, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, and Kristina Hooper, Allianz Global Investors, discuss what investors can expect heading into the summer months.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as better-than-expected euro zone manufacturing data trimmed earlier losses.
U.S. manufacturing picked up slightly in May, though the pace was still sluggish, a survey showed Monday, suggesting the sector may be a drag on the economy in the second quarter.