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  • How can Indonesia slow its inflation   Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:45 AM ET
    How can Indonesia slow its inflation

    Tony Nash, managing director at IHS, talks about Indonesia and what its central bank can do to slow its "overheating economy".

  • Euro zone expansion is broader-based: economist   Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Euro zone expansion is broader-based: economist

    Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, comments on the latest euro zone PMI figure and highlights the positive and negative signs it reveals.

  • PMI data shows China as stabilizing factor   Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:46 PM ET
    PMI data shows China as stabilizing factor

    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.

  • What does Ford's Australia exit mean for local production?

    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 official PMI hits 16-month high in August Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Midwest factory activity picks up in August Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    A worker prepares to weld an aluminum case at the Aluminum Case Company in Chicago.

    The pace of business activity in the Midwest increased in August and input prices hit a nine-month high, a report showed on Friday.

  • Chicago PMI: Barometer up 0.7 to 53.0   Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:44 AM ET
    Chicago PMI: Barometer up 0.7 to 53.0

    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.

  • US, a bargain manufacturer?   Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    US, a bargain manufacturer?

    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.

  • 5 million new US jobs by 2020—in manufacturing? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.

  • Signs of stabilization in the mainland   Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 9:44 PM ET
    Signs of stabilization in the mainland

    Stephen Schwartz, Asia Chief Economist at BBVA discusses China's latest HSBC flash PMI data, which rose to a four-month high in August.

  • German companies back to investing?   Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    German companies back to investing?

    Gernot Nerb, expert at the IFO Institute, comments on the latest German IFO survey and highlights that it suggests companies are investing more.

  • Infineon CEO: China is a key market for us   Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 2:17 AM ET
     Infineon CEO: China is a key market for us

    Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon, tells CNBC that the company's presence in China is a key success factor for them.

  • Bartiromo panel: Whither U.S. manufacturing   Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 2:15 PM ET
    Bartiromo Panel: Whither U.S. manufacturing

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo leads a panel discussion on manufacturing in the U.S., with Jeff Immelt, GE CEO; Mike Duke, Wal-Mart CEO; and Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce,

  • Can the euro zone recovery keep pace?   Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Can the euro zone recovery keep pace?

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, discusses the euro zone's fledgling recovery, following the release of August PMI data.

  • Looking up! Economic gauge rises 0.6% Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The index of leading indicators climbed, pointing to an improvement in growth despite federal spending cuts and weaker global demand that had weighed on the economy.

  • US manufacturing growth hits five-month high Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    An employee uses a burning torch on a steel box beam at the Ellicott Dredges LLC manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland.

    US manufacturing activity hit a five-month high in August as hiring picked up and new orders increased at their fastest pace since January, an industry report showed on Thursday.

  • China PMI is 'positive surprise': economist   Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    China PMI is 'positive surprise': economist

    Richard Jerram, chief economist at the Bank of Singapore, comments on the "encouraging" PMI numbers out of the euro zone and China.

  • Lenovo: PC market is not dead   Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 12:38 AM ET
    Lenovo: PC market is not dead

    Milko Van Duijl, Asia Pacific President & Senior Vice President at Lenovo shares his outlook for the PC market.

  • BlueScope Steel on the road to recovery   Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 11:42 PM ET
    BlueScope Steel on the road to recovery

    Paul O'Malley, Managing Director of BlueScope Steel discusses the road to recovery for the Australian-listed steel maker, after reporting its first annual underlying profit in three years.

  • The booming business of 3-D printing Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    A 3-D printer being used to engineer a new ear.

    3-D printing is no longer limited to prototypes and futuristic dreams. Additive manufacturing already can be found in everything from teeth aligners to jet engine parts.