Studies & Reports
Oct. 2, 2017 - A quarterly survey by the Bank of Japan released Monday showed business sentiment rising to its strongest level in a decade, exceeding analysts’ expectations for the world’s third largest economy.
Sep. 29, 2017 - Canada’s eight-month march of monthly growth in the economy came to an end in July, according to Statistics Canada, a development that could head off more rate hikes this year.
Sep. 25, 2017 - EcoVadis, a platform for environmental, social and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, has published the first annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index.
Sep. 21, 2017 - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development raised its expectations for economic growth in Canada on Tuesday as the country is expected to top the G7.
Sep. 19, 2017 - Canadian factory sales fell for a second consecutive month in July, Statistics Canada said Tuesday due in large part to a drop in the auto sector.
Sep. 18, 2017 - U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 per cent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries.
Sep. 18, 2017 - Factory activity in New York was strong this month after reaching a three-year high in August.
Sep. 1, 2017 - U.S. factories expanded at a brisk pace in August, a likely sign of strength for the U.S. economy as new orders, production and employment all improved.
Sep. 1, 2017 - The rate of expansion in the U.K. manufacturing sector accelerated again in August. This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posting 56.9, up from 55.3 in July, to its second highest level in over three years.
Aug. 31, 2017 - An official survey shows Chinese manufacturing activity picked up pace in August, indicating a crucial component of the world’s second-biggest economy is holding firm.
Aug. 18, 2017 - Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell in June, following three consecutive months of gains.
Aug. 18, 2017 - Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo.
Aug. 17, 2017 - A slump in the auto industry drove U.S. factory output down in July and has kept it flat for months.
Aug. 15, 2017 - Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as “a GREAT employee.”
Aug. 15, 2017 - Factory activity in New York surged this month to the highest level in nearly three years.
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