Studies & Reports
Oct. 5, 2017 - Orders at U.S. factories increased by 1.2 per cent in August, driven by strong gains in aluminum and other metals, industrial machinery and autos.
Oct. 4, 2017 - A closely watched survey shows that the eurozone economy picked up steam at the end of the third quarter, reinforcing hopes about the pace of the single currency bloc’s recovery.
Oct. 3, 2017 - The U.K. manufacturing sector continued to expand at a solid clip during September, with production and new orders both rising at above long-run average rates. However, the latest survey signalled that cost inflationary pressures surged higher. This reflected a combination of rising commodity prices, the exchange rate and increased supply-chain pressures.
Oct. 3, 2017 - A new study shows that leaving the European Union without a trade deal would hurt Britain more than the EU.
Oct. 2, 2017 - U.S. factory activity rose to the highest level in 13 years last month as hurricanes disrupted supplies but drove up demand for manufactured goods.
Oct. 2, 2017 - An official survey released Saturday said that China’s factory activity expanded in September at the fastest pace in five years, as the country's vital manufacturing sector stepped up production to meet strong demand.
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.
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