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Articles in Business, Global Manufacturing and Wholesale Toys

China Makes 4th Recent Cut In Interest Rate To Boost Economy

by The World Post (Image from AP) on

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank announced Saturday the fourth round of interest cuts in seven months and lower deposit-reserve ratios for some banks to lend to small and rural businesses, as Beijing tries to shore up the country's sluggish econom... Read full article

Ford Caps Giant China Manufacturing Initiative

by Bill Visnic on

Ford Motor (F) pushes the start button today on an all-new engine plant in China’s Jiangxi province, finishing off an wide-ranging manufacturing expansion the company said was its most ambitious in the last half-century.... Read full article

Made in China 2025: How Beijing is revamping its manufacturing sector

by Li Hui on

A look at why the Chinese government is giving manufacturing a makeover and the sectors that will be affected... Read full article

China Cuts Rates to Halt a Slide in Its Economy

by By DAVID BARBOZA and KEITH BRADSHERMAY on

SHANGHAI — Hoping to shore up a weakening economy, China said on Sunday that it would cut benchmark interest rates for the third time in five months.... Read full article

Can manufacturing lead the way to a sustainable future?

by Jean Rogers (Photo Credit: Shutterstock - Maxene Huiyu) on

At least since 1798, when Thomas Malthus identified exponential population growth as a harbinger of humanity’s doom, the concept of sustainability often has been associated with apocalyptic rhetoric. In recent years, however, business leaders and inv... Read full article

Sharing economy poised to explode, PwC survey declares

by Marco Della Cava (Photo: AFP) on

Ride-hailing company Uber is a poster child for the success of the sharing economy, despite issues with its reputation and regulators. (AFP)... Read full article

$2.4M advanced manufacturing school opens in Burnsville

by Mike Cronin (Photo: Beth Morris/Mayland Community College/Special to the Citizen-Times) on

Students will learn engineering skills that will help address regional and national shortages... Read full article

India is world's fastest growing major economy. Can it last?

by Patrick Gillespie on

Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.... Read full article

How Lending Club Is Shaping the Future of Small-Business Loans

by Robb Mandelbaum (IMAGE: Victor Prado) on

In just eight years, Lending Club has figured out how to provide a faster small-business loan--and paved the way for a growing group of financial disrupters.... Read full article

Mexico's Manufacturing Sector Continues to Grow

by Stratfor Global Intelligence on

Mexico's economy has performed well relative to other major Latin American economies in recent years, largely because of its thriving manufacturing sector. Unlike Brazil and Argentina, whose manufacturing sectors are slumping, Mexico has continued to... Read full article

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