Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en India Fines Toyota, Ford, GM, Honda and Others for Anti-competitive Conduct http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the global companies fined were Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and General Motors. Local companies fined included Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Motors and Tata Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 146431 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: 20px;">The Competition Commission of India found domestic automakers and local units of global vehicle manufacturers guilty of &quot;anti-competitive conduct&quot; by restricting the number of spare parts.</span></p> Mexico's Four Obstacles to Competitiveness http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/mexicos-four-obstacles-competitiveness <div class="field-byline"> Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance, IMD </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mexico's economic reform agenda is now complete, but the country still faces substantial challenges in increasing its competitiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/mexicos-four-obstacles-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/mexicos-four-obstacles-competitiveness#comments Competitiveness Emerging Markets Public Policy Global Economy News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:54:00 +0000 146281 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>President Enrique Pe&ntilde;a Nieto has spearheaded economic and social reforms, but Mexico&#39;s still faces tough obstacles in improving its competitiveness.</p> Photo: International Business Times Why is America's Manufacturing Job Loss Greater than Other Industrialized Countries? http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-americas-manufacturing-job-loss-greater-other-industrialized-countries <div class="field-byline"> Adams Nager, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The rapid decline of U.S. manufacturing employment demonstrate the severity of the challenges faced by America&rsquo;s manufacturing industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-americas-manufacturing-job-loss-greater-other-industrialized-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/why-americas-manufacturing-job-loss-greater-other-industrialized-countries#comments Public Policy Global Economy Workforce News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:09:00 +0000 146241 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Scott Olson</em></p> <p><em>Getty Images News</em></p> It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … No, It’s Bipartisanship http://www.industryweek.com/blog/it-s-bird-it-s-plane-no-it-s-bipartisanship <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Could manufacturing have prompted a rare display of bipartisanship in Washington?</p> <p>Turns out the answer is yes. A group of seven senators, led by Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., has sent a letter to the Government Accounting Office asking it to analyze federal manufacturing policies and provide recommendations for improvement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/global-manufacturer">The Global Manufacturer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/it-s-bird-it-s-plane-no-it-s-bipartisanship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/it-s-bird-it-s-plane-no-it-s-bipartisanship#comments Public Policy Leadership The Global Manufacturer Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:29:00 +0000 146111 at http://www.industryweek.com China Continues Price-Fixing Probe, Fines Japanese Auto Parts Firms $200 Million http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-continues-price-fixing-probe-fines-japanese-auto-parts-firms-200-million <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sumitomo Electric was fined the most. Other companies fined were Denso, Aisan, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsuba, Yazaki and Furukawa Electric, NSK, JTEKT and NTN. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-continues-price-fixing-probe-fines-japanese-auto-parts-firms-200-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-continues-price-fixing-probe-fines-japanese-auto-parts-firms-200-million#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 146031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo courtesy of Wikipedia</em></p> Mercedes-Benz Accused of 'Price-fixing' http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/mercedes-benz-accused-price-fixing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pricing authorities in the eastern province of Jiangsu have collected evidence that Mercedes-Benz controlled prices of its spare parts and maintenance services, the official Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/mercedes-benz-accused-price-fixing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/mercedes-benz-accused-price-fixing#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:59:00 +0000 145841 at http://www.industryweek.com Dan Kitwood/Getty Images China Probing 1000 Auto Sector Companies http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-probing-1000-auto-sector-companies <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beijing considers using a dominant market position to set prices as a form of monopoly. Violators' "illegal gains" can be confiscated, and they can be fined up to 10% of their sales revenues from the previous year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-probing-1000-auto-sector-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-probing-1000-auto-sector-companies#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:25:00 +0000 145451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo courtesy of Wikipedia</em></p> Russian Food Embargo a Big Blow for EU Producers http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/russian-food-embargo-big-blow-eu-producers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Russia's 'full embargo' against EU food will affect 10% of the EU's food exports. Meanwhile, the Russian people are deprived of fresh goods until the trade ban is lifted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/russian-food-embargo-big-blow-eu-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/russian-food-embargo-big-blow-eu-producers#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:39:00 +0000 145111 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle/Getty Images Finland to Seek Compensation If Russia Sanctions Hit Economy http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/finland-seek-compensation-if-russia-sanctions-hit-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Finland will seek compensation from the EU if last week's sanctions on Russia lead to an economic crisis in the country, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/finland-seek-compensation-if-russia-sanctions-hit-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/finland-seek-compensation-if-russia-sanctions-hit-economy#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 145051 at http://www.industryweek.com China to Punish Chrysler, Audi for 'Monopoly' Acts http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-punish-chrysler-audi-monopoly-acts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China is critically important for foreign auto makers, especially as the European market has faltered, with total sales of 21.98 million vehicles last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-punish-chrysler-audi-monopoly-acts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-punish-chrysler-audi-monopoly-acts#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:20:00 +0000 144991 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Copyright Bill Pugliano</p> <p><em>Getty Images</em></p>